Climatology
epub |eng | 2010-07-24 | Author:Brian Fagan [Fagan, Brian]

A HOT, SULTRY afternoon has settled on the floor of Chaco Canyon, New Mexico. The air is heavy and still, weighing on the visitors passing through the empty rooms of ...
( Category: Climatology April 4,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-08-12 | Author:Robert William Sandford

Chapter Seven Wisdom in an age of climate crisis “Point your toes, Herb,” you can hear him saying, “we are going in deep.” — Jan Zwicky Michelle Atterby, a colleague ...
( Category: Climatology April 2,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-03-30 | Author:Solomon Goldstein-Rose [Goldstein-Rose, Solomon]

CATTLE METHANE EMISSIONS Livestock farming’s role in driving deforestation represents its largest contribution to emissions, but it creates emissions in another way as well. Cows, goats, and sheep belch methane ...
( Category: Environmental Policy April 1,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Tarek Al-Arbi Omar Ganat

Scenario Well spacing (ft) No of wells Fracture spacing (ft) Fracture conductivity (md-ft) Fracture half length (ft) 1 500 8 350 50 250 2 750 6 350 46 350 3 ...
( Category: Sedimentary April 1,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Sarah Jaquette Ray

Compassion—Self-Preserving and Respectful Neuroscientists such as Tania Singer have shown that empathizing with someone in distress lights up parts of the brain associated with pain, while compassion lights up parts ...
( Category: Climatology March 31,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-12-19 | Author:Gillen D'Arcy Wood

Interlude: The Antarctic Convergence Jim Kennett, a central figure in the early history of paleoceanography, was the same age as Joseph Hooker when he first saw Antarctica. And, like Hooker, ...
( Category: Climatology March 28,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-03-03 | Author:Tom Rand

* * * i — An externality is an unaccounted-for cost (or benefit) that hits a third party who didn’t choose to take on that cost (or benefit). Throwing out ...
( Category: Economic Policy March 28,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-03-15 | Author:Bjørn Vassnes

A CLOSER LOOK The Cryosphere Today The factor that determines the size of the cryosphere is which areas experience temperatures below the freezing point of water over the course of ...
( Category: Geology March 28,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-04-24 | Author:David Archer

Having corrected the MAT data, we can now estimate the SST corrections required to ensure overall compatibility between the land, MAT and SST data by comparing the corrected MAT and ...
( Category: Weather March 27,2020 )
epub |eng | 2012-05-20 | Author:David Toomey

It was mid-December 1944, exactly a week before Christmas. Eighty-six vessels of U.S. Navy Task Force 38 were in the Philippine Sea, 300 miles east of Luzon. There were eight ...
( Category: Natural Disasters March 26,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-03-24 | Author:Thomas M. Kostigen [Kostigen, Thomas M.]

Ice Stupas Receding glaciers do more than affect sea level rise; they also crimp water supplies. Higher temperatures cause more glacial meltwater that wastes away down rivers and streams during ...
( Category: Green Business March 25,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-03-24 | Author:Thomas M. Kostigen

Ice Stupas Receding glaciers do more than affect sea level rise; they also crimp water supplies. Higher temperatures cause more glacial meltwater that wastes away down rivers and streams during ...
( Category: Green Business March 25,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-03-24 | Author:Toby Ord [ORD, TOBY]

CHOICES I have sketched three dimensions of humanity’s potential: the vistas of time, space and experience that the future holds. My concern has not been to paint a detailed picture, ...
( Category: Philanthropy & Charity March 24,2020 )
epub |eng | 2014-09-14 | Author:Kathryn Miles

SANDY IS FORECAST TO BE A LARGE CYCLONE AT OR NEAR HURRICANE INTENSITY THROUGH THE END OF THE FORECAST PERIOD. That’s what John Svendsen most remembers about the forecast advisory ...
( Category: Atmospheric Sciences March 23,2020 )
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Patrick J. Michaels & Paul C. Knappenberger [Michaels, Patrick J. & Knappenberger, Paul C.]

Typically, a doubling of the air ’s CO2 content above present-day concentrations raises the productivity of most herbaceous plants by about one-third; this positive response occurs in plants that utilize ...
( Category: Environmental Policy March 22,2020 )