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atmosphere

noun air, airspace, ambience, aura, background, circumambience, climate, climatic condition, element, environing influence, environment, medium, mood, setting, space, surroundings, weather
Associated concepts: clouding the atmosphere, polluting the atmosphere
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The team of scientists utilized a reanalysis of water vapor transport measurements, as well as precipitation and sea surface temperature (SST) data, to develop a 70-year West Coast atmospheric river record.
Previous studies recognized that atmospheric rivers can have profound effects on precipitation, floods and snowpack on land -- collectively known as hydrology -- but these studies were limited to very specific regions.
You have more evaporation, more energy, more heat and that's driving more moisture from the tropics which is where these atmospheric rivers originate," Lynn Ingram, a professor of Earth and Planetary Science at the University of California, Berkeley, told IBT.
Atmospheric Water Solutions, a US firm, has opened an office in India under the name Aquaboy Water Systems and is now manufacturing two of its most popular selling models in India being manufactured and sold in 26 countries.
For researchers who use weather prediction models or data sets created with the help of weather prediction models, this volume outlines advanced techniques in the study of atmospheric dynamics by numerical experimentation, as well as simplified and highly idealized models for the development and initial testing of such techniques.
and the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), led a team of scientists from NASA, UCLA , and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NO) to study how two of the most common atmospheric circulation patterns in the Northern Hemisphere interact with atmospheric rivers.
The educational outreach program is being made possible by GEAR UP Wyoming and the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, with an assist from University of Wyoming students.
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Like freight trains loaded with water vapor, atmospheric rivers are long, narrow bands whose winds funnel huge amounts of moisture through the sky.
Cosmic rays form the main source of the atmospheric ionization in the troposphere and lower stratosphere, contributing significantly also to the ionization of higher atmospheric layers.
Atmospheric science is an umbrella term for the study of the atmosphere and its processes.
Precisely what aspiring meteorologists need to get started, "A First Course in Atmospheric Thermodynamics" is a text meant for college students new to the field.

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