Oceanic climate

Areas once marked in red are now often urban heat islands

Heat is typically the leading cause of weather-related death in the United States, but depending on the neighborhood, some townspeople experience cooler and more manageable temperatures than others. Why is this important: All cities trap heat, with their dark-colored asphalt and energy-absorbing buildings – a phenomenon known as the urban …

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Tropical storm Odette forms off the mid-Atlantic coast

Tropical Storm Odette formed off the Mid-Atlantic coast on Friday afternoon and is expected to bring dangerous surf conditions as it heads into Newfoundland, forecasters said. At around 5 p.m. EST, the storm was about 225 miles southeast of Cape May, NJ, moving northeast with maximum sustained winds of about …

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Scientists explain the peculiar interaction between sea ice decline, wave heights, and ice cloud formation over the Arctic – ScienceDaily

Some of the best-known and feared aspects of climate change are its potential effects on weather conditions and how this could accelerate the melting of natural ice. Research has already proven that the area of ​​sea ice in the Arctic is shrinking rapidly due to global warming, and that the …

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Flora Cardoni and Michael Mann: Keystone State Keys to Addressing the Climate Crisis

Tropical Depression (formerly Hurricane) Ida hit us hard, depositing torrential rains causing flooding over a huge part of the eastern United States. Here in Pennsylvania, dangerous flash floods and tornadoes have destroyed homes and vehicles, disrupted and contaminated water supplies, devastated communities and resulted in tragic and preventable deaths. Sadly, …

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UN Climate Change Report Affirms the Value of American Climate Science and the Need to Double the Focus

This week, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the first of four reports – “Climate Change 2021 – The Basis of Physical Science“– which constitute its sixth evaluation report. Unsurprisingly, the results affirm the surprisingly serious nature of the climate crisis and confirm the “unequivocal” role …

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Northern California wildfires visible from space

Satellite imagery has shown the extent of the wildfires raging in California, with the images revealing how the fires can be seen from space. Recordings shared by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) from the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite West. “As wildfires continue to consume parts of the western …

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Why sharks are important to ocean ecosystems: an expert explains – The European Sting – Critical News & Insights on European Politics, Economy, Foreign Affairs, Business & Technology

(Credit: Unsplash) This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Johnny Wood, Senior Editor, Educational Content Shark attacks on humans are rare, according to a shark expert. Overfishing is causing many shark populations to decline and some to …

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NASA satellite photos show severity of California drought

As the West sinks deeper into drought, climate and water experts are increasingly alarmed by California’s severely withered reservoirs. On Monday, Lake Shasta – the state’s largest reservoir – contained just 1.57 million acre-feet of water, according to the US Bureau of Reclamation, or about 35% of its capacity. A …

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Heat wave killed marine wildlife en masse

Dead mussels and clams covered the rocks of the Pacific Northwest, their shells gaping as if they had been boiled. The starfish have been cooked to death. Sockeye salmon swam slowly in an overheated Washington River, prompting wildlife officials to truck them to cooler areas. The combination of extraordinary heat …

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Newly designated ocean shows science at work | Editorials

As much as political leaders and experts like to cite scientific consensus as an indisputable fact, the consensus can change. New classification schemes may emerge. New information can undermine even the most firmly held beliefs, because the scientific method is impartial against politics or favoritism. This flexibility and willingness to …

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New study from researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder and Boulder reveals increase in surface ozone in Antarctica

A new study co-authored by researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder and Boulder found that ozone pollution in Antarctica has increased over the past three decades, raising concerns that it may have a “profound impact” on the region’s climate. Three scientists from the Cooperative Research Institute of Environmental …

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Can you eat Maine bluefin tuna with a clear conscience?

There are no quick fixes to managing the complex Atlantic bluefin tuna fishery. These slow-growing but lightning-fast fish are highly migratory, which can distort regional stock assessments. Changing ocean water temperatures in the wake of climate change mean that where these predators can find enough food to support their 500-pound …

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ZESTAs holds its first three-day “SHIP ZERO”

Image courtesy of ZESTAS Posted on Jul 2, 2021 5:03 PM by The maritime executive The Zero Emission Ship Technology Association (ZESTAs) announced a three-day in-person workshop – “SHIP ZERO – Charging to ‘True Zero'” – an opportunity for the international shipping industry to chart the course towards true zero …

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Pacific Northwest baked in record heat wave

A thermal dome has enveloped the Pacific Northwest, pushing temperatures to extreme levels – with temperatures well above 100 degrees – and creating dangerous conditions in a part of the country unaccustomed to oppressive summer conditions or air conditioning. One of the warmest cities in the region on Monday was …

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It’s dry. Who is most likely to rain this weekend?

Friday was a beautiful summer day for most of Minnesota and western Wisconsin. However, we’re still looking for rain, with about 75 percent of Minnesota currently experiencing drought conditions. Chance of rain on weekends Northwestern Minnesota could see a few showers and an isolated thunderstorm Friday night, with this chance …

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Memoirs of explorer Robert Ballard find wrecks and strange life forms in the darkest parts of the ocean

(The Conversation is an independent, nonprofit source of information, analysis, and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) Who doesn’t love a good story, especially one about amazing discoveries on the far reaches of Earth? Oceanographer, Navy veteran and explorer Robert D. Ballard wrote a memoir, “Into the Deep”, which recounts …

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Dry, Drier, Drier – The Durango Herald

First of all, let’s stop calling it a drought. A drought involves a temporary situation that will eventually subside as the weather changes. The term “desertification” comes closest to the description of the process underway in the southwest today. It is a type of land degradation in which fertile land …

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How underground microbes devour carbon emissions

To combat climate change, researchers are looking for ways to absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and store it forever. Crazy ideas range from planting more trees (Earth’s natural carbon sponges) to industrial machine scrubbers. Today, organisms too small to be seen with the naked eye are increasingly present. Researchers …

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Climate change is making Athens hotter

The weather normals are out, and it’s no surprise that Athens is warming up. What’s surprising is the acceleration – how quickly the city and state are heating up. Every 10 years, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recalculates a new set of these normals for nation, state, and individual …

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Tropical Storm Bill forms off the east coast

Hundreds of miles off the coast of North Carolina, Tropical Storm Bill rose from a tropical depression late Monday evening, becoming the second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, the National Hurricane reported. Center. The weather system was to stay away from the coast and should be “short lived”. …

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What to expect this hurricane season

VERMONT (WFFF) – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is forecasting an above normal hurricane season, which means we can expect more storms this year. Atlantic hurricane season is between June and November with its peak in New England between August and early October. Tropics Tracking: How Accurate Are …

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tracking books from ship to shore

A few years ago I wrote a delivered on Mahatma Gandhi’s work as a printer and publisher in South Africa from 1893 to 1914. The man who would become the great anti-colonial figure had arrived in Durban as a nervous young lawyer and was quickly drawn into the defense of …

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Spokane experiences severe drought from June

The Spokane drought worsened to severe levels to begin June and all of Washington is expected to be in drought by the end of August. SPOKANE, Washington – It has been a dry spring for Spokane and most of Washington. For the western United States, summer is the driest season …

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Study identifies main causes of change in ocean circulation

PICTURE: The variability of ocean currents is influenced by multiple factors. view After Credit: Prof Helen Johnson Researchers have identified key factors influencing a vital model of ocean currents. The southern Atlantic overturning circulation (AMOC) carries warm water from the tropics to the north. Many scientists believe that this heat …

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Design and construction groups urge Congress to support a stronger, safer built environment

Design and construction organizations are urging Congress to include funding in the infrastructure bill to improve the resilience of buildings.Photo © BigStockPhoto.com Design and construction organizations are calling on Congress to include funding in the infrastructure bill that would improve the resilience of buildings across the country. “Buildings are an …

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Climate change – CNA

BANGKOK: When Dr. Deo Florence Onda found himself more than 10,000 meters below the surface, in the third deepest trench on the planet, he was looking for mysteries hidden in the dark. The Emden Deep, which is part of the Philippine Trench, is one of Earth’s last frontiers, an unexplored …

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Server per day; meteorologist online | New

Joe Mancinik, 34, from DeLand, is known online by another name: “The bearded meteorologist. ” On his popular Facebook page, Mancinik digs into local weather conditions in an affable and straightforward manner. People have noticed it. He started less than a year ago and his page now has over 5,000 …

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NOAA Takes Portfolio Approach to Earth Observation Mission

SAN FRANCISCO – Led by the Biden Administration, the National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service (NESDIS) of the National Oceans and Atmosphere Administration takes a portfolio approach. “For us that means not only launching one satellite at a time and building that satellite really well, but seeing how all …

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