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Grey Swans – Climate Change Harbingers of Death and Destruction

by Climate News Network  (Sep. 1, 2015)

Perfect storms are by definition improbable. But climate scientists now think that the devastating combination of extreme tropical cyclone and unprecedented storm surge is going to get a whole lot less improbable by the end of the century. The chances that the city of Tampa, in Florida, will be hit by a devastating hurricane and an 11-metre wall ...

BREEZE Releases AERMOD 7.10 and AERMET 7.6 to Include Latest U.S. EPA AERMOD Executable 15181

by BREEZE Software and Data / Trinity Consultants  (Sep. 1, 2015)

BREEZE Software, the market-leading provider of dispersion modeling software used by environmental professionals around the world, release of BREEZE AERMOD 7.10 and BREEZE AERMET 7.6. These updates include the latest U.S. EPA AERMOD and AERMET executable 15181, ...

“Grey swan” cyclones predicted to be more frequent and intense

by MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology  (Aug. 31, 2015)

Original story at MIT News “Grey swan” cyclones — extremely rare tropical storms that are impossible to anticipate from the historical record alone — will become more frequent in the next century for parts of Florida, Australia, and cities along the Persian Gulf, according to a study published today in the ...

El Niño expected to be strongest since 1997-98

by World Meteorological Organization (WMO)  (Sep. 1, 2015)

A mature and strong El Niño is now present in the tropical Pacific Ocean and is likely to strengthen further. This year’s El Niño event is the strongest since 1997-1998 and is potentially among the four strongest events since 1950, according to the latest Update from the World Meteorological ...

Meteosim was presented in the V Colombian and International Air Quality and Public Health Congress

by Meteosim S.L.  (Aug. 28, 2015)

Meteosim was presented in the V Colombian and International Air Quality and Public Health Congress (Spanish Acronym CASAP), which took place in Bucaramanga (Colombia) during the week of August 10th 2015. Meteosim presented two research papers: - “Evaluating sensitivity to different options and parameterizations of a coupled air quality ...

January – July 2015 Warmest on Record

by World Meteorological Organization (WMO)  (Aug. 25, 2015)

The combined globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces for January to July 2015, and for the month of July, was the highest on record for the period, driven by continuing high sea surface temperatures, according to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. NOAA said the January-July 2015 global average temperature ...

Fifteen Percent Less Horsepower Required in Zinc Recovery Application due to Chemineer™ Model 20 and HT Agitators

by Chemineer, a brand of National Oilwell Varco  (Aug. 16, 2015)

A state-of-the-art metal recovery project requires all equipment and systems to work in perfect unison and perform to optimal efficiency. A manufacturer in the southeast United States, specializing in zinc recovery technologies, approached the Mixing Technologies group of NOV for its minerals processing application experience, robust equipment ...

Air pollution killing 4,000 in China a day, US study finds

by Associated Press  (Aug. 13, 2015)

Air pollution is killing about 4,000 people in China a day, accounting for 1 in 6 premature deaths in the world's most populous country, a new study finds. Physicists at the University of California, Berkeley, calculated that about 1.6 million people in China die each year from heart, lung and stroke problems because of incredibly polluted air, ...

China exports air pollution to the North America’s West Coast

by Wageningen University and Research Centre  (Aug. 11, 2015)

Many of the measures taken by federal, state and local administrations in the United States to improve air quality on its West Coast are being thwarted by air pollution blowing across from China. This is the conclusion of research conducted by Wageningen University in association with the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI) and the ...

NIWA trials new generation air quality sensors

by National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA)  (Aug. 10, 2015)

For the past 12 months NIWA has been testing a prototype low-cost dust sensor package called ODIN, or Outdoor Dust Information Node. The first field trial is about to get under way in Rangiora, North Canterbury. Air quality scientist Dr Ian Longley says this new generation of low-cost sensors has the potential for communities to observe, ...

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