Atmospheric Waves Becoming Stuck


Giant atmospheric waves which normally move warm and cold air around the planet in a balanced state are becoming stuck over areas for weeks and causing extreme weather according to the following article.  They give the likely cause as burning fossil fuels (sigh) but I doubt it.  The study went on for 32 years.  I found the link at Stan Deyo’s website.

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2013/0225/Scientists-link-extreme-weather-to-giant-atmospheric-waves

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One Response to Atmospheric Waves Becoming Stuck

  1. pollyann says:

    The jet stream is meandering.

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