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The physics of clouds

From the University of California – Santa Barbara A UCSB physicist’s experimental results disprove long-held ideas about turbulence In 1941, Russian physicist Andrey Kolmogorov developed a theory of turbulence that has served as the basic foundation for our understanding of this important naturally occurring phenomenon. Turbulence occurs when fluid flow is characterized by chaotic physical…

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Think UHI doesn’t affect the climate? Think again.

From AGU: More urban heat; less summer fog, on California coast Larry O’Hanlon writes on the AGU blog Geospace: The summer fog that shrouds coastal southern California – what locals call the June Gloom – is being driven up into the sky by urban sprawl, according to scientists who have studied 67 years of cloud…

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Great Lakes Ice Coverage In Striking Distance of a Record

Guest Post By Just The Facts After Micheal Mann and Kevin Trenberth helpfully attributed the recent record snowfall in Boston to global warming, we now have another undeniable indication of alarming extreme runaway global warming. After last year’s 2nd highest maximum in Great Lakes Ice Coverage; Great Lakes Ice Coverage stands at 82.8%, within striking…