Climate variability

Climate variability leads to more intense thunderstorms • Earth.com

Climate variability leads to more intense thunderstorms In a new study by Texas A&M University, experts report that large thunderstorms in the southern Great Plains of the United States have increased in frequency and intensity. The researchers found that these changes are linked to climate variability. “Thunderstorms in the southern Great Plains of United States […]

Climate variability

More intense and more frequent thunderstorms linked to global climate variability

Thunderstorms in the southern Great Plains are linked to changes in wind and humidity patterns occurring on a much larger scale, the researchers learned. Getty Images The large thunderstorms in the Great Plains of the southern United States are among the strongest on Earth. In recent years, these storms have increased in frequency and intensity, […]

Climate variability

More intense and more frequent thunderstorms linked to global climate variability

The large thunderstorms in the Great Plains of the southern United States are among the strongest on Earth. In recent years, these storms have increased in frequency and intensity, and new research shows that these changes are linked to climate variability. Co-authored by Christopher Maupin, Courtney Schumacher and Brendan Roark, all scientists at Texas A&M […]

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Which areas will climate change make uninhabitable? Climate models alone cannot tell

Which areas will climate change make uninhabitable? Climate models alone cannot tell by Radley Horton and Alex de Sherbinin |June 17, 2021 This Somali family left their village after a drought killed most of their livestock. As climate change exacerbates droughts and food shortages in some areas, many people may be forced to leave their […]

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Scientists study how regional climate variability affects animals in arid North America: UNM Newsroom

As visual evidence of climate change continues to shed light on a huge problem in the world, scientists studying at several National Science Foundation (NSF) Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) sites are partially tackling the problem. problem by examining changes in the diversity and abundance of small mammals to understand their vulnerabilities to climate change. Long-term […]

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Climate models can predict decadal precipitation v

image: Ensemble mean forecast anomalies averaged over forecast years 2 to 9 for summer precipitation over the Inner Tibetan Plateau. Red line: retrospectives; Blue line: near real-time predictions; Black line: observations. Shadows represent uncertainty. seen Following Credit: HU Shuai Summer precipitation on the Tibetan Plateau is highly predictable over multi-year timescales in large ensemble forecasts, […]