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Satellite Image of the Week #3

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week was taken a few days ago.  The clouds on this image are not particularly striking, and, in the early morning hours, are not well lit.  190 more words

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The history of a monsoon-inducing plateau

The East Asian monsoon evolved in response to changes in the latitude and elevation of the Tibetan Plateau.  Read more in Physics Today…

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Central New Mexico Weather: 1/18/18

Yesterday morning was partly sunny, cool and still.

This morning has been clear, cold and still.

The NWS in Albuquerque, NM, forecasts (for Rio Rancho, NM) a sunny day, with a high temperature of 54 F.  580 more words

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Does sound travel better when the air is cold?

Answered by Dr. Steve Shropshire, Physics Professor, Idaho State University

If conditions are right sound can travel farther and clearer when it is cold. Sound travels faster in warmer air due to the greater average speed of gas molecules with higher temperature. 616 more words

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Relocating Meteorology: themed issue of History of Meteorology

I’m delighted to announce the publication of a themed issue of the journal History of Meteorology edited by myself and Angelo Matteo Caglioti (EUI), on the topic of ‘Relocating Meteorology’. 563 more words

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Central New Mexico Weather: 1/17/18

Yesterday morning was partly sunny, cool and still.  I did expect there to be more wind, but was happily proven incorrect.

This morning has been clear, cold and still. 580 more words

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