climatology

Cloud streets over the Great Lakes, February 110, 2016. NASA image by Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE/EOSDIS Rapid Response.

Cloud Streets

Caitlin Dempsey

Cloud streets are cumulus clouds that form in long bands along cylinders of rotating air and are roughly parallel to the ground.

Geography of Clouds

Caitlin Dempsey

A brief look at the geography of clouds.

Hurricane Michael is the Fourth Category 5 Storm to Hit the United States

Caitlin Dempsey

Hurricane Michael was determined to be the fourth Category 5 storm to make landfall in the United States.

Warmer Oceans Will Make Hurricanes More Intense

Geo Contributor

Since hurricanes are fueled by ocean heat, warmer ocean conditions will influence their intensity and longevity.

View of Tapajós National Forest.

Deforestation Is Drying Up Atmospheric Rivers

Katarina Samurović

Deforestation has a dramatic impact on climate, reducing evapotranspiration which feed atmospheric rivers.