Posts Tagged ‘storms’

2012 Extremes

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
midwest, drought, extreme, events, weather, floods, hurricanes, storms, sandy, heat, climate, change, global warming, variability, el nino, la nina

When are extreme events part of natural climate variability and when are they due to climate change?

Superstorms and Seismic Waves

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013
earthquakes, storms, superstorms, seismic waves, seismometer, Katrina, Sandy, Irene, hurricane, meteor

By Molly Michelson Did you feel a small tremor rumbling underground last fall? Seismometers as far west as Seattle lit up on October 30. But the source of the recorded energy didn’t come from an earthquake. It came from Superstorm Sandy, an extreme hurricane that hit the East Coast thousands of miles away. What the…? […]

Friday Science Stories

Friday, October 19th, 2012

Stormy weather, iron dump and tiger tourism—here are some headlines we didn’t want you to miss this week.

Solar Storm Hits Earth

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Or so the headlines have read for the past few days. Here’s the skinny on the largest solar storm since 2003…

More Headlines from AGU

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Tsunamis, the solar max and… oysters? Our Friday science news round-up featuring headlines from this week’s American Geophysical Union (AGU) meeting.

Floods? In California?

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

The US Geological Survey wants us to be prepared for severe flooding. Flooding that could cause more damage and be even deadlier than a large earthquake.

Dust Storms and Climate Change

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

Is the dust storm that swept through Sydney a sign of climate change?

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