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 #BlackCarbon light absorption measurements.
Did you already see the insanely beautiful Map of the #SolarSystem by Eleanor Lutz? 🌌
She published the #python code and a tutorial on how she made it. ❤️
"the impacts of severe El Niño events offer a glimpse into what things could be like in a warming world".
"Ocean color has become a vital metric in #ClimateScience in recent years, since it is difficult, if not impossible, to measure surface temperature across the world’s vast oceans". 🌊
#India weather: Temperature passes 50C in northern India 🌡️
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!
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.
"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 #Anthropocene seems both unnecessary and indicative of a lack of appreciation of the enormity of geological time".🌍
"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
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.
Exposure to #ParticulateMatter linked to cognitive deficits in young children
Scientists accidentally created a new wonder material that could revolutionise batteries and electronics 🔋
"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."
cOAlition S Seeks an Open Access Champion
Deadline 13 May at 8 am.
Focus on atmospheric aerosol particles.
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