Sea level rise, one of the many consequences of a warming Earth, will likely prove to be one of the greatest challenges humanity will faceRead more
Climatology is the study of long-term atmospheric conditions and their impacts on the biological and physical landscape.
In 1958, at a remote location on Mauna Loa, Hawaii, Charles Keeling began taking detailed measurements of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) levels. Using an instrumentRead more
What is the Urban Heat Island Effect? It is no secret that the impervious surfaces – the asphalt, concrete, bricks and steel – that makeRead more
What are biomes? Biomes are regions of the Earth’s surface that share similar geographic and climatic features. They are typically characterized by the dominant abioticRead more