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Record-breaking 2011 Lake Erie algae bloom may be sign of things to come

Monday, April 1, 2013

Record-breaking 2011 Lake Erie algae bloom may be sign of things to come

The largest harmful algae bloom in Lake Erie’s recorded history was likely caused by conditions that are expected to become more common in the future due to climate change.

Researchers develop method to better predict severity of tornado outbreaks

Monday, April 1, 2013

Researchers develop method to better predict severity of tornado outbreaks

NOAA researchers have developed a method to help forecasters better predict the severity of tornado outbreaks.

Scientists size up black carbon in snow

Monday, March 4, 2013

Scientists size up black carbon in snow

Scientists have measured – for the first time – the size of black carbon particles in snow.
Volcanic aerosols, not pollutants, tamped down recent Earth warming

Friday, March 1, 2013

Volcanic aerosols, not pollutants, tamped down recent Earth warming

In the search for clues as to why Earth did not warm as much as scientists expected between 2000 and 2010, researchers have discovered the answer is hiding in plain sight.
Saharan and Asian dust, biological particles end global journey in California

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Saharan and Asian dust, biological particles end global journey in California

UCSD, NOAA study is the first to show that dust and other aerosols from one side of the world influence rainfall in another

A field study of aerosol impacts on clouds and precipitation in the Sierra Nevada mountains shows that dust and microorganisms transported from as far away as the Sahara desert help to spur the precipitation that California counts on for its water supply.
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