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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Giant waves of atmospheric energy driving extreme weather

Giant waves of atmospheric energy driving extreme weather

Potsdam, Germany (SPX) Feb 26, 2013
The world has suffered from severe regional weather extremes in recent years, such as the heat wave in the United States in 2011 or the one in Russia 2010 coinciding with the unprecedented Pakistan flood. Behind these devastating individual events there is a common physical cause, propose scientists of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK). http://www.terradaily.com/reports/Weather_extremes_provoked_by_trapping_of_giant_waves_in_the_atmosphere_999.html

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