According to the NOAA Hurricane Research Division website, a super-typhoon is a "term utilized by the U.S. Joint Typhoon Warning Center for typhoons that reach maximum sustained 1-minute surface winds of at least 65 m/s (130 kt, 150 mph).
A study published in the American Geophysical Union journal, Geophysical Research Letters, examined 12 years of global lightning stroke data (2005 to 2016) from the World Wide Lightning Location Network.
The Impact of Rain-Free Day Evolution on Fire Frequency and Magnitude in Southern Appalachia
While the Atlantic basin remains quiet, the eastern Pacific basin is already up to the the "E" storm, Emilia, and another potentially developing storm right on its heels.
Highlights for the Southeast Mean temperatures from March through April were at least 2°F below average for over 55% of the 215 long-term (i.e., period of record equaling or exceeding 50 years) stations across the region.
Have you ever watched a college football or baseball game on TV and noticed fans sitting in the stands during a lightning delay.
The NASA DEVELOP National Program is now accepting applications for the Fall 2018 term! The deadline for applications is Friday, June 29th and the deadline for letters of recommendation isJuly 13th.
This week I wrote an article in Forbes about the upcoming #MetsUnite activity on the Summer Solstice. Because it was about climate change, I expect a certain range of reactions to such articles. It comes with the territory when you are a scientist or communicator in this field.