The Madden-Julian Oscillation drives storms across the Indian and Pacific oceans every 30 to 60 days. New research suggests that clouds absorbing and reemitting radiative energy play a key role.Read More »Atmospheric Sciences
What makes thunderstorms clump, even to the point of singularity, over uniform oceans? Three recent papers in JAMES address this question, and a new Commentary ties them together. Read More »Atmospheric Sciences
In the Madden-Julian Oscillation, shear forces caused by air layers slipping and sliding near the equator play a critical role in forming enormous thunderstorms and monsoons.Read More »Atmospheric Sciences
Its findings arise from a meeting of educators and scientists called by the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine on including "discovery-based" research in undergraduate courses.Read More »
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