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Harnessing nature's defences against tsunamis  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
As sea levels rise and adverse weather events become more common, vulnerable coastal communities are at increasing risk of devastation from storm surges and tsunamis. The death toll from tsunamis, at 260,000 during the past century, was higher... more
Researchers develop first mathematical proof for key law of turbulence in fluid mechanics  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
What if engineers could design a better jet with mathematical equations that drastically reduce the need for experimental testing? Or what if... more
Fiber-optic cables capture thunderquake rumbles  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Underground fiber-optic cables, like those that connect the world through phone and internet service, hold untapped potential for monitoring severe weather, according to scientists at Penn State. more
Refueling satellites in space with the help of a robot  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Many technologies that are essential for daily life—from communications to GPS navigation to weather forecasting—rely on the thousands of satellites that are orbiting Earth. When those satellites run... more
Improving the accuracy of climate model projections with emergent constraints  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
The increase in carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere has warmed the Earth since the beginning of the industrial era. Climate models try to project how much this... more
Scientist to lead upcoming NASA field study of East Coast snowstorms  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Snowstorms can wreak havoc across the United States, but especially on the East Coast. Snow is the least-understood form of precipitation, with major snowstorms among the... more
Toxic bushfire haze blankets eastern Australia  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Toxic haze blanketed Sydney Tuesday triggering a chorus of smoke alarms to ring across the city, as "severe" weather conditions fuelled deadly bush blazes. more
Community characteristics shape climate change discussions after extreme weather  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Political affiliations, the presence of local environmental organizations and prior local media coverage of climate change play a role in how a community reacts to an extreme weather event, according... more
Community characteristics shape climate change discussions after extreme weather  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Political affiliations, the presence of local environmental organizations and prior local media coverage of climate change play a role in how a community reacts to an extreme weather event, an... more
Preventing forest decline in Germany  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Summers in Central Europe are becoming hotter, summer rainfall less and droughts longer and more frequent. Climate change is altering weather patterns and having an impact on woodlands in the process. Where water supply is at present still... more
Near Space Labs releases high-resolution imagery API  SPACE NEWS · 6 days
Near Space Labs unveiled an application programming interface Dec. 9 offering access to high-resolution imagery captured by cameras on weather balloons. SpaceNews.com more
Detecting Solar Flares, More in Real Time  ASTRO WATCH · 7 days
Computers can learn to find solar flares and other events in vast streams of solar images and help NOAA forecasters issue timely... more
Closing critical gap in weather forecasting  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Scientists working on the next frontier of weather forecasting are hoping that weather conditions 3-to-4 weeks out will soon be as readily available as seven-day forecasts. Having this type of weather information--called subseasonal forecasts--in the hands... more
Experiment closes critical gap in weather forecasting  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Scientists working on the next frontier of weather forecasting are hoping that weather conditions 3-to-4 weeks out will soon be as readily available as seven-day forecasts. Having this type of weather information—called subseasonal forecasts—in... more
Medical News Today: Wet and cold weather linked to increased cancer rates  MNT · 1 week
In the first study of its kind, researchers identify a surprising link between living in a cold, damp climate and increased rates of cancer. more
NASA tracking Tropical Storm 06A through Arabian Sea  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Arabian Sea and captured a visible image of Tropical Storm 06A, now renamed Tropical Storm Pawan. more
At least 265 dead in floods, landslides as rains batter East Africa  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Two months of relentless rains have submergedvillages and farms and sent rivers of mud crashing into houses across East Africa, with at least 265... more
Warm-sector heavy rainfall in China: Studies and challenges  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Warm-sector heavy rainfall (WSHR) is a type of rainstorm proposed by Chinese meteorologists that had been found to only occur in South China. However, WSHR has also been found in other regions... more
The polar regions in a 2{degrees}C warmer world  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Over the past decade, the Arctic has warmed by 0.75°C, far outpacing the global average, while Antarctic temperatures have remained comparatively stable. As Earth approaches 2°C warming, the Arctic and Antarctic may... more
Suomi NPP satellite finds Kammuri weakening in South China Sea  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the South China Sea and provided forecasters with a visible image of Tropical Storm Kammuri on Dec. 4. more
Subsiding air parcels are among the causes of hot spells  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Climate researchers have assumed that hot spells are caused by hot Mediterranean or Sahara air flowing to central Europe. Now, causes of extreme hot spells are the focus... more
More pollution, less rain  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Emissions from Asian slums could be a contributory factor in changing weather patterns, according to work published in the International Journal of Environment and Pollution, perhaps leading to worsening windspeeds, but less rainfall. more
In nations rich and poor, climate-related disasters on the uptick  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Japan, the Philippines and Germany top a list of countries worst hit by climate-enhanced extreme weather last year, with Madagascar and India close behind, researchers said Wednesday. more
Detecting solar flares, more in real time  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Computers can learn to find flares and other events in vast streams of solar images to help forecasters issue timely alerts, according to a new study. The machine-learning technique searches satellite data for features... more
NASA catches typhoon Kammuri post landfall  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP or S-NPP satellite provided infrared and night-time imagery of Typhoon Kammuri shortly after it made landfall in the Philippines. more
Detecting solar flares, more in real time  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Computers can learn to find solar flares and other events in vast streams of solar images and help NOAA forecasters issue timely alerts, according to a new study. The machine-learning technique, developed by scientists... more
Saturn's largest moon, Titan, may offer insights for Earth  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists studying the weather and climate of Titan, Saturn's largest moon, have reported a significant seasonal variation in its energy budget, a finding which could yield new insights into climate... more
NASA-NOAA satellite finds development of tropical cyclone 06A  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Imagery from NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite showed that a tropical depression in the Arabian Sea has consolidated and organized despite facing wind shear. Tropical Depression 06A is now Tropical Cyclone 06A. more
A study of Saturn's largest moon may offer insights for earth  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Scientists studying the weather and climate of Titan, Saturn's largest moon, have reported a significant seasonal variation in its energy budget—that is the amount of solar... more
Earth's temperature likely marks hottest decade on record: report  REUTERS · 2 weeks
The past decade is almost certain to be the hottest on record, weather experts warned on Tuesday, painting... more
Hot weather linked to rise in early childbirth: study  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Hot weather can cause a spike in the number of babies being born early, a phenomenon that may harm infant health and is likely to get worse as temperatures climb... more
Satellite imagery shows Typhoon Kammuri's center obscured  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP or S-NPP satellite passed over the Philippine Sea in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean and found Typhoon Kammuri's eye obscured. more
NASA-NOAA satellite analyzes a strengthening Typhoon Kammuri  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided forecasters with infrared and nighttime views of Typhoon Kammuri that showed the storm continued to strengthen. Satellite imagery provided a look at the clouds and storms over the storm's... more
Warming toll: 1 degree hotter, trillions of tons of ice gone  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Since leaders first started talking about tackling the problem of climate change, the world has spewed more heat-trapping gases, gotten hotter and suffered hundreds of extreme... more
Medical News Today: Causes and treatment of a split lip  MNT · 2 weeks
A split lip is a common minor injury with a range of possible causes, including cold weather, skin picking, and dehydration. Learn more here. more
Space is key to monitoring ocean acidification  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
This week, the UN World Meteorological Organization announced that concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere have reached yet another high. This ongoing trend is not only heating up the planet, but also affecting... more
Space is key to monitoring ocean acidification  ESA · 2 weeks
This week, the UN World Meteorological Organization announced that concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere have reached yet another high. This... more
A New Model Will Help Predict Several Solar Phenomena  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
An international group of scientists, in cooperation with a research scientist from Skoltech, has developed a model to... more
Indo-Pacific Ocean warming is changing global rainfall patterns  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
New research by NOAA and a visiting scientist from India shows that warming of the Indo-Pacific Ocean is altering rainfall patterns from the tropics to the United States, contributing to declines in... more
International weather agencies object to 5G spectrum decision  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
A decision made at the recent World Radiocommunication Conference could undermine the accuracy of weather forecasts by interfering with meteorological... more
NASA-NOAA satellite finds tropical storm Kammuri strengthening  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over Tropical Storm Kammuri in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean and found several areas of very strong thunderstorms. more
How weather radar can keep tabs on the elusive magpie goose  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
You're probably familiar with weather radar that shows bands of rain blowing in to ruin your plans for the day, or the ominous swirling pattern of... more
Satellite tracking Guam's Tropical Storm Kammuri  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The National Weather Service in Guam has posted warnings as Tropical Storm Kammuri lingers nearby. The NOAA-20 satellite provided forecasters with an image of the storm. more
Weather in Malaysia provides early forecasts for UK, study finds  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Want to know the next month's weather for London or Belfast? You might be better off taking a look at Malaysia. more
Watch Clouds on Mars Drift by in Supercomputer Simulations  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
Weather models are a daily staple of life on Earth, but they can go interplanetary as well, sometimes with a boost from Earth's most sophisticated computers. more
LSU Coast & Environment class modeling a "Frozen" ice age  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Paul Miller, assistant professor and coastal meteorologist in the Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences, is using popular culture as an entry point by which his students can... more
Testing time for MetOp Second Generation  ESA · 3 weeks
ESA’s ESTEC Test Centre in the Netherlands has completed its initial test campaign for the future of European weather forecasting – MetOp Second Generation. more
Natural disasters contribute to holiday travel delays  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Holiday travel is stressful enough—we know we're supposed to arrive at the airport early, give extra time to drive places, and expect delays. But what about checking the weather on the other side of... more
Greenhouse gas concentrations in atmosphere reach yet another high  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Levels of heat-trapping greenhouse gases in the atmosphere have reached another new record high, according to the World Meteorological Organization. This continuing long-term trend means that future generations will be... more
New model will help predict several solar phenomena  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
An international group of scientists, in cooperation with a research scientist from Skoltech, has developed a model to describe changes in solar plasma. This will help comprehend solar dynamics and gives clues... more
Image: Shimmering skies signal space weather  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The Aurora, seen here dancing above Svalbard in Norway, is the most beautiful result of space weather on Earth. more
Shimmering skies signal space weather  ESA · 3 weeks
Image: The Aurora, seen here dancing above Svalbard in Norway, is the most beautiful result of space weather on Earth.The lights, most commonly found at polar... more
Dead-zone report card reflects improving water quality in Chesapeake Bay  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
The 2019 'dead-zone' report card for Chesapeake Bay indicates that the volume of low-oxygen, 'hypoxic' water was on the high end of the normal range, a finding that... more
Underwater robotic gliders provide key tool to measure ocean sound levels  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
At a time when ocean noise is receiving increased global attention, researchers at Oregon State University and NOAA have developed an effective method to use an... more
NASA soil data joins the Air Force  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Getting stuck on a muddy road is a hassle for anyone, but for the U.S. Army it could be far more serious—a matter of life and death in some parts of the world. That's... more
New study of Sebastian Inlet confirms link between sea level, sand volume  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A new report that synthesizes decades of data on the hydrodynamic and meteorological forces at work at the Sebastian Inlet has linked seasonal and... more
Pollution from Athabasca oil sands affects weather processes  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Scientists have been looking at pollution affecting the air, land and water around the Athabaska Oil Sands for some time. After looking at contaminants in snow taken from up-to 25 km away... more
Pollution from Athabasca oil sands affects weather processes  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Scientists have been looking at pollution affecting the air, land and water around the Athabaska Oil Sands for some time. After looking at contaminants in snow taken from up-to 25 km away... more
This week we're under the space weather  ESA · 4 weeks
This week, space weather experts are coming together in Liège, Belgium, for the main annual event in their calendar, European Space Weather... more
Four important tips to stay safe and healthy during winter  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Colder temperatures, inclement weather, changes in the amount of daylight, and the spread of cold and flu viruses can all have a significant impact on your winter well-being,... more
A battle for the jet stream is raging above our heads  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
When prolonged periods of severe weather strike, two things often get the blame these days: climate change and the jet stream. Many have expressed concerns that... more
NASA-NOAA satellite finds displaced power in Tropical Cyclone Kalmaegi  PHYS.ORG · 1 month
Tropical Cyclone Kalmaegi is still experiencing wind shear and those winds have continued to displace the strongest storms north of the cyclone's center. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed overhead and... more
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