Etiqueta: climate

How much does a cloud weigh?

JORGE OLCINA answers: Clouds are formed by condensation of air vapour in the atmosphere. Despite their simple, smooth and generally graceful appearance and their varied shapes as suspended bodies in the air, the process of cloud formation is a very complex and largely unknown physical and

circulació oceànica
The climate’s oceanic memory

ABSTRACT In the early sixteenth century, Leonardo da Vinci compared the ocean currents with the blood flow of a human body. Now we have enough information to explore the idea that the Earth has a circulatory system responsible for capturing, transforming and distributing solar energy. The