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Wind-speed capability of a planned testing facility at Florida International University (FIU) that the National Science Foundation recently awarded a $12.8 million grant clocks in at 200 miles per hour.
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424,000–374,000 years ago — The period when large parts of Greenland were free of ice and plant life was able to grow, according to a study published in Science.
WeatherNation's Lead Meteorologist Steve Glazier recaps the top ten weather events in the United States this year.
K–12 Climate Science Education: The Worldwide Picture
The 2023 hurricane season has come to a close. It’s been an eventful few months, with some strange storms!
Marine heat waves caused by El Niño “are the greatest threat to coral reef ecosystems globally,” says Michael Fox of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology.
Keith Seitter spoke with Bob Russell, an experienced meteorologist turned author, about his latest action-packed novel, “Thor’s Apprentice”. The story explores the concept of on demand weather manipulation in our lifetime. While the book is fiction, the idea of controlling weather has captivated minds for centuries, and it may not be as far from reality as you might think.
1876—The year of the first recorded storm on Saturn, which new research published in Science Advances has found still lingers in the planet’s atmosphere almost 150 years later.
For years, I've been keeping a close eye on representations of snowflakes, always thrilled when I spot the scientifically accurate six-sided ones but cringing when I see four- or eight-sided renditions. Although I usually keep this to myself, there was that one memorable craft show encounter where I had to politely decline a beautiful necklace featuring an eight-sided snowflake pendant, standing my ground for scientific accuracy.
Kelly Núñez Ocasio, a postdoctoral fellow at the Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology Laboratory at NCAR, on what she enjoys most about her job.
Whether you admire the beauty of snow or find it a winter inconvenience, accurate snow observations are crucial for understanding the hydrological cycle. Join us in discovering CoCoRaHS' techniques to ensure precise measurements of snowfall, snow depth, and snow-water equivalent.
In the North American West, where mountain snow is essential for water supplies throughout the region, accurately determining the extent of the snowpack is crucial for water resource planning.
2,615 per minute—The peak number of lightning flashes in the volcanic plume during the eruption of the Hunga Volcano in Tonga in January of 2022, which a recent study calls “the most intense lightning rates ever documented in Earth's atmosphere.”
Three books are presented for your consideration - Flashes of Brilliance: The Science and Wonder of Arizona Lightning, Tornado Alert: Saving Lives in the Eye of the Storm: How Technology Can Help Us Survive Tornadoes in 2023, and Immeasurable Weather: Meteorological Data and Settler Colonialism from 1820 to Hurricane Sandy.
Flashes of Brilliance: The Science and Wonder of Arizona Lightning
by Ronald L. Holle and Daile Zhang (Springer)
Tornado Alert: Saving Lives in the Eye of the Storm: How Technology Can Help Us Survive Tornadoes in 2023
by Avery M. Silva (independent publisher)
Immeasurable Weather: Meteorological Data and Settler Colonialism from 1820 to Hurricane Sandy
by Sara J. Grossman (Duke University Press)
Join the conversation on one AMS member’s journey teaching in Thailand and unlearning scientific writing to author a book.
Humans aren’t just altering the climate: our biggest projects can also change the weather.