Numerical modeling shows widespread impacts of the 2012 Chicago heat wave, shedding light on heat wave and urban heat island impacts on the city’s temperature.
Saima May Sidik
Which Came First, the Eruption or the Landslide?
Anak Krakatau’s eruption was accompanied by a devastating tsunami. But was the eruption to blame?
Rethinking How Valley Fever Spreads
Scientists have long assumed that dust storms lead to infections with the desert soil fungus Coccidioides, but new evidence suggests otherwise.
Health Impacts of Air Pollution from Australian Megafires
Models suggest that thousands of Australians experienced dangerous levels of air pollution for several months, leading to more than a hundred deaths.
A Hotter Earth Means Stronger Tornadoes
Although their frequency may decrease, models suggest anthropogenic climate change will increase the intensity of tornado outbreaks.
Collaboration in the Rockies Aims to Model Mountain Watersheds Worldwide
As Earth’s climate changes at an unprecedented rate, the Surface Atmosphere Integrated Field Laboratory is studying precipitation on an unprecedented scale.
Munazza Alam: Searching for New Worlds
A starstruck New Yorker studies the skies.
A Global Monitoring System Could Change the Future of Climatology
Researchers hope that a network of highly consistent climate-observing sites will resolve long-standing issues with climatological data.
Feedback Loops of Fire Activity and Climate Change in Canada
New research documents how a warming climate contributes to patterns in wildfire severity and frequency and how the fires contribute to climate change.