Seeing the Hurricane Harvey path, one can understand how it became our nation's costliest natural disaster. Hurricane Harvey's damage affected more than a dozen states and cost nearly $200 billion. The devastating results of 2018's Hurricane Michael in Florida may well exceed Harvey's record.
A handy guide for identifying various types of clouds including information on what makes clouds look different, which are responsible for storms, and how some clouds can help in predicting weather.
Hurricane season officially lasts until late November. Though the last six weeks are not overly abundant with these storms, deadly hurricanes can still occur in October, November, and even December.
For eons agriculturalists have been fighting what they call "bacterial speck" on tomatoes and other crop plants, without anyone realizing that the same bacteria is at the heart of rain and snow.
Ranging from vehicle emissions to groundwater contamination, there are countless threats currently facing our planet's health. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has designated four major categories into which most of these issues can be classified.
Hurricanes bring high winds and flooding. They also display more unusual natural phenomena many of us rarely see. I share 4 unusual natural phenomena I've witnessed during hurricanes.
Volcanoes can affect climate and climate can affect a volcano, though these two events do not necessarily occur in equal amounts. By far, the most common phenomena, revolves around a very large volcano emitting tons of debris and chemicals into the atmosphere.
Together with many social and economic benefits of urbanization, there are also environmental problems. Cities comprise less than 3% of the Earth's surface, but there is a massive local pollution.
Thunder and lightning in the middle of a snow blizzard is a rare but dramatic event. What causes this phenomenon, and why is it happening more often?
Chemical weathering is one of the forces that shapes our landscapes. Man-made structures are affected, too, Find out how...
This article suggests the biggest man-made environmental disasters in the history of the United States. These disasters may not have killed people, but they severely damaged the ecosystem and will cost millions, if not billions, of dollars to clean up.
Hurricanes are one of the most common natural disasters to happen near ocean waters. They can be very destructive, dependent on category and location.
The ionosphere is a layer of the earth that is electrified; this permits the refraction and reflection of radio waves throughout the planet
A detailed guide explaining everything you need to know about the water cycle, processes and the different types of rainfall all explained with beautiful diagrams.
The practice of cloud seeding (weather manipulation) for rain has spread throughout the world during the 50 years since its methods were first discovered. What does it look like now as an industry?