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Plant a tree. Forests cover 10 billion acres worldwide and sequester 1 trillion tons of carbon. The IPCC estimates that ... . Reduce the amount of incoming solar radiation. There are several ways to do this. Increase cloud cover. Shoot sulfur into the stratosphere like volcanic eruptions do. The National Academy of Sciences estimates ...
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Guide to 'Global air quality' section - Environmental Data Compendium
Netherlands, 1980-2001 Provides data about UV radiation in the Netherlands corrected for fluctuations in cloud cover and therefore a direct insight into the UV radiation in the Netherlands caused by the ... Effective UV radiation in the Netherlands, 1996-2001 Provides a picture of the influence of cloud cover on UV radiation at the ground level. Relevant sections and indicators in the Environmental ...
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Global Climate Change: Research Explorer - Cryosphere
Accurate monitoring of global snow and ice cover is a key component in the study of climate as well ... heat, moisture, and salinity in the polar oceans. With an insulating cover of ice, less heat is lost from the ocean to the cold ... and water vapor to the atmosphere. This in turn can affect local cloud cover and precipitation. When sea water freezes, its salt content drops. So ...
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High-resolution gridded datasets
GDP, population, land area, etc. Abbreviations used for variables label variable units cld cloud cover percentage dtr diurnal temperature range degrees Celsius frs frost day frequency days pre precipitation millimetres ...
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Time and Temperature: Chronology, Calendars, Weather, Celestial positions
Date: Official U.S. Time [time.gov] World Sunlight Map - Based on time and current cloud cover. Very cool! Time and Date.com - Current time, calendars, sun and moon calculators, date calculators ...
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Naturalist-led Activities for Summer
Highway 120). Bring a blanket or chair and warm clothes. More than 50% cloud cover will cancel the talk. 1.5 hours. Top of this Page Visitor Center Patio Talks ...
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Weather and climate
Home Next Weather and Climate The current temperature, wind speed and direction, precipitation, humidity, and cloud cover constitutes a weather report. The study of weather is meteorology. Weather as it varies over ... and therefore does not warm the Earth. The Sun's energy does not heat the cloud and the Earth below is shaded. The net result of water vapor can be cooling ...
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UW-ESS Faculty Directory
Interest: Solar Radiation Processes, Antarctic Climate Research Groups: Astrobiology Atmospheric and Cloud Physics Climate and Paleoclimate Glaciology Quaternary Research Other UW Academic Affiliations: ... the Antarctic atmosphere. Oceanic processes on Snowball Earth. Recent changes in cloud cover and cloud types from surface observations. Selected Publications: List of Publications Last Modified: ...
www.geophys.washington.edu


Land Trust
Buy a Poster! Cloud Forest Conservation and the Cloud Forest School Neotropical cloud forests are situated atop mountains where unusual climatic conditions interact to produce frequent mist and cloud cover. Year-round ... economic and spiritual well being. The Cloud Forest School is one such sign. The Cloud Forest School is privileged to own 106 acres of pristine cloud forest, legally protected by ...
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UV Light Turns Plankton Into Cloud Factories
Discussions Features 14 July 2004 UV Light Turns Plankton Into Cloud Factories by Kate Melville Much like Dr. Evil's weather control ... in the Sargasso Sea, near Bermuda. Research also found that the cloud producing compound peaks in the summer in the ocean, when UV ... to use computer models to recreate the impacts of plankton on cloud cover. Since the white clouds can reflect sunlight back out to space ...
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