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The Winter 2010 issue of The Earth Scientist includes a variety of educational resources, ranging from astronomy to glaciers. Check out the other publications and classroom materials in our online store.

News about the Atmosphere of Earth

 08/18/10 New Computer Model Advances Climate Change Research

 06/14/10 Mysterious Clouds Produced When Aircraft Inadvertently Cause Rain or Snow

 04/30/10 Pollution Speeds up Snow Melt in Europe and Asia

 04/25/10 Soil Microbes Produce Less Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Than Expected With Global Warming

 04/23/10 Even in the Desert, Plants Feel the Heat of Global Warming

 04/22/10 Scientists Study "Glaciovolcanoes," Mountains of Fire and Ice

 04/15/10 “Missing” Heat May Affect Future Climate Change

 04/02/10 Dust-on-Snow: On Spring Winds, Something Wicked Thus Way Comes

 03/29/10 Climate Helped Bring Angkor to Its Knees

 03/25/10 Pollution from Asia Circles Globe at Stratospheric Heights

 03/17/10 Prescribed Burns May Help Reduce U.S. Carbon Footprint

 03/04/10 Methane Releases from Arctic Shelf May Be Much Larger and Faster Than Anticipated

 03/04/10 Scientists Find Signs of “Snowball Earth” Amidst Early Animal Evolution

 01/28/10 White Roofs May Successfully Cool Cities

 01/10/10 Global Ice Age Climate Patterns Influenced by Bering Strait

 12/10/09 Aerosols in the Atmosphere: From Mexico to Japan, Finland to Switzerland, the Same Everywhere

 11/13/09 Growth Spurt in Tree Rings Prompts Questions About Climate Change

 08/27/09 Connections among Solar Cycle, Stratosphere and Ocean Discovered

 08/16/09 Solar Cycle Linked to Global Climate

 06/23/09 Survey Finds That Americans Think Weather Forecasts Are Important

 05/27/09 Arctic Tundra May Contribute to Warmer World

 05/18/09 How Solid is Concrete's Carbon Footprint?

 05/17/09 Scientists Make First Direct Observations of Biological Particles in High-Altitude Clouds

 04/07/09 Scientists Learn About Lightning Inside a Volcanic Plume

 03/25/09 Tornado-like Rotation is Key to Understanding Volcanic Plumes

 01/08/09 NSF, NASA Successfully Flight-Test New Balloon Over Antarctica

 01/07/09 Flying from Pole to Pole to Measure Greenhouse Gases

 11/17/08 Small Satellite Takes on Large Thunderstorms

 11/09/08 Storms Shaped the Himalayan Mountains

 11/02/08 In Alaska's Forests, Dried Mushrooms to the Rescue?

 10/09/08 Health Standards Exceeded by Ozone Pollution in Wildfires

 10/08/08 Scientists Study Hurricanes of the Future

 10/03/08 Gas From the Past Gives Scientists New Insights into Climate and the Oceans

 09/24/08 Pine Bark Beetles Affecting More than Forests

 08/07/08 Scientists to Assess Beijing Olympics Air Pollution Control Efforts

 07/22/08 Scientists Test System to Forecast Flash Floods along Colorado's Front Range

 07/21/08 Outflow from World's Largest River – The Amazon – Powers Atlantic Ocean Carbon “Sink”

 06/12/08 If a Tree Falls in the Forest, and No One Is Around to Hear It, Does Climate Change?

 05/28/08 Scientists Search for the Cause of Ancient Global Warming

 05/21/08 Finding Answers in the Clouds: Using tiny planes to discover how air pollution can impact weather, climate, and global warming

 04/24/08 Injecting Sulfate Particles into Stratosphere Could Have Drastic Impact on Earth's Ozone Layer

 04/18/08 Earth Day 2008

 04/07/08 Money Doesn't Grow on Trees, But Gasoline Might

 12/14/07 Acid Rain Has Disproportionate Impact on Near-Shore Ocean Waters

 10/24/07 Solar Telescope Reaches 120,000 Feet on Jumbo-Jet-Sized Balloon

 02/01/07 IPCC 4th Assessment Report Summary Due

 09/22/05 Model Predicts Hurricane Rita's Path

 09/16/05 The 2005 Hurricane Season Is Churning the Atlantic

 02/16/05 The Kyoto Protocol Is in Effect! Around the World, 141 Countries Are Taking the First Steps to Decrease Greenhouse Gasses!

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