This time we will present a comparison of different soot generators, which are potential candidates to be a used as a standard reference material for light absorption measurements.

On my way to the 23rd ETH-Conference on Combustion Generated . I kind of like the theme chosen for this edition: "Not just Soot and alone – Detox of all Combustion Engines has to be the Goal" 🚗

As of yesterday, 11 June 2019, measurements from #ESA’s #SMOS mission are being fully integrated into #ECMWF’s forecasting system, allowing for a more accurate description of water content in #soil.

#RemoteSensing #Environment

esa.int/Our_Activities/Observi

Did you already see the insanely beautiful Map of the by Eleanor Lutz? 🌌

She published the code and a tutorial on how she made it. ❤️

github.com/eleanorlutz/asteroi

"the impacts of severe El Niño events offer a glimpse into what things could be like in a warming world".

straitstimes.com/world/a-peek-

"Ocean color has become a vital metric in in recent years, since it is difficult, if not impossible, to measure surface temperature across the world’s vast oceans". 🌊

massivesci.com/articles/climat

⚠️ Public Service Announcement ⚠️

Stop talking about:
• Climate change
• Global warming
• Climate sceptic

Instead, talk about:
• Climate crisis
• Global heating
• Climate science denier

🌍

Grateful to those at the conference I'm attending who use the microphone instead of asking those of us with hearing difficulties to raise our hands if we can't hear. (& then half the time people speak up for a short period & then speak quietly again).

A gentle reminder that it's really not about whether one likes using the mic, or thinks one is loud enough w/o it, but rather about how one sounds to others, & there are lots of folks w/different levels of hearing out here!

Rising demand for #AirConditioning could make #ClimateChange even worse

Between 1992 and 2016, more than 22,000 people in India died as a result of heat exposure. In 2015 alone, the death toll reached 2,300.

Authoritative projections indicate that under a high-emissions scenario, 75 percent of the country’s population will face dangerous levels of heat and humidity by 2100. Cities that now house millions would become uninhabitable.

yaleclimateconnections.org/201

"The time since the start of the Holocene is already only a geological blink of an eye and cutting it short now to make way for the seems both unnecessary and indicative of a lack of appreciation of the enormity of geological time".🌍

blogs.egu.eu/network/gfgd/2019

"If climate scientists would act as if climate change is a personal choice problem, rather than a tragedy of the commons, that may give the wrong impression".

Blog post by @VictorVenema

variable-variability.blogspot.

As a climate researcher, should I change my air-travel habits? ✈️

Sofia E. Kjellman grapples with her carbon dioxide output resulting from her work as a scientist.

nature.com/articles/d41586-019

"Between 1990 and 2005 magnetic north accelerated from its historic speed of 0–15 km a year, to its present speed of 50–60 km a year. In late October 2017, it crossed the international date line, passing within 390 km of the geographic pole, and is now heading south."

esa.int/Our_Activities/Observi

🗓️ Today is in most Hispanic countries and I would like to toast for the existence of 🍷 ¡Salud!


Jet lubrication oil found to be a significant component of aircraft exhaust nanoparticles ✈️

This means
- these particles are more toxic.
- they have a longer lifetime.
- emissions can be reduced using existing tech.

:OpenAccess: atmos-chem-phys.net/19/6389/20

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