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Dubai construction alters local climate

One of the ways that humans alter climate is by changing the land use of a particular region, leading to changes in the energy balance locally.  Some climatologists believe that the Southeast has lagged other parts of the country in warming due to the change from widespread bare ground crops…
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Cool (literally!) images of winter weather phenomena

In the past two days, friends have sent me very interesting images of cold weather phenomena that I think you would enjoy.  One is a mesmerizing video of ice stacking on Lake Superior, which you can view at http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/wilderness-resources/blogs/ice-stacking-lake-superior. The second is a spectacular image of sea smoke, also known as…
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