Monthly Archives: November 2014

Over the volcano

By Geoff Wadge The atmosphere over an erupting volcano can be a very lively place. Lava bombs, ash, gas, lightning and torrential convective rainfall are commonplace in the immediate few kilometres from the vent. Such chaotic environments are not very well … Continue reading

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October 2014 – typical and atypical

By Ross Reynolds Apart from a hiccup with the cooler than average August, October was the ninth warmer than average month for the UK this year. This was reported on the Met Office website by Emma Boorman, one of our … Continue reading

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Sampling the skies with unmanned aircraft

By Keri Nicoll Unmanned aircraft have been flown for leisure by model aircraft enthusiasts for many decades, but a recent surge in the development of unmanned aircraft technology means that a whole new suite of applications for this technology is … Continue reading

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Measuring global snow mass – the MicroSnow workshop

By Mel Sandells One of the limitations for measurement of global snow mass is that the satellite observations at microwave frequencies are affected not only by how much snow is on the ground, but also the size of the snow … Continue reading

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