June 09, 2010
June 09, 2010
UCAR Magazine
May 28, 2010
The sirens sound when the skies turn black and violent supercell thunderstorms roar through.
May 24, 2010
The difference between El Niño and La Niña can be a huge one for U.S. weather and for global climate. A strong El Niño can nudge global temperatures upward for up to a year.
Western kingbird
May 17, 2010
An evening baseball game brings a lesson on how temperature affects insects, and thus the behavior of insect-catching birds—in this case, a pair of western kingbirds.
Atlantic sea-surface temperatures, May 2010
May 17, 2010
The year 2010 brought a difficult and sometimes tragic few months of weather events—first the snowstorms and record cold that battered much of the Northern Hemisphere, then tornadoes and floods in the United States.
Canadian smoke plume, 2008
April 09, 2010
There’s only so much air to go around. Since we inhale trillions of molecules with every breath, a few of them may have been exhaled by people who lived hundreds or thousands of years ago.



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