Monthly Archives: March 2022

Investigating Clouds With New Radar Technology

By: Christopher Westbrook Since I joined the University of Reading in 2005 as a research assistant, I have been using radars at the Chilbolton Observatory to study the processes in clouds. I’m very excited at the moment to be part … Continue reading

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Climate Change In The Ionosphere

Christopher Scott There is much work being done to assess the impact of climate change on the lower atmosphere. Since this is the part of the Earth’s atmosphere affecting the planet’s surface, where (the bulk of!) life on Earth resides, … Continue reading

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Tropical Cyclone Precipitation In High Resolution Model

By: Benoit Vanniere I’ll take the opportunity of this blog to present a result which continues to puzzle me and which I still haven’t found a full explanation for: why does tropical cyclone precipitation depend so little on the resolution … Continue reading

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Climate Change 2021—The Physical Science Basis

By: Jonathan Gregory, Ed Hawkins, Matt Palmer This document is a short summary of key points that are of current relevance to society from the physical science of climate change. It is based on the headline statements of the report … Continue reading

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