Weatherwatch: Over Southern Ocean, clouds are made to a different recipe

Weatherwatch: Over Southern Ocean, clouds are made to a different recipe
 

What is the recipe for a cloud? This is like asking for the recipe for curry. There are many different types of curry, and the result depends upon which spices are used and how they are combined.
For a long time, clouds over the Southern Ocean have puzzled meteorologists; there are more of them and they hang around for longer than climate models predict. Benjamin Murray and his colleagues from the University of Leeds have shown this is because of the delicate ingredients that goes into Southern Ocean clouds.
Writing in the journal PNAS, they show that the ultra-clean air in this region... read more

 
12 March 2018 in Science &Technology, Views: 122
Source: Guardian
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