Daily Archives: August 14, 2014

Weather patterns and extreme events (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla)


Weather patterns and extreme events (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla) On Monday 11 August 2014, The Guardian has published an article pointing to a study which highlights that “Extreme weather is becoming more common“. Extreme weather like the drought currently scorching the western … Continue reading

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Biotic players and atmospheric processes. Another piece of the puzzle. (by Diego Fdez-Sevilla)


 In Nov 13 2013 Nature News released an article pointing out that Scientists have discovered that a humble species of bacteria may play a major role in producing planetary climates by “seeding” clouds with ice-producing proteins. Scientists have known for … Continue reading

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