Basics of Cloud Formation

Clouds.  Just what is a cloud and how is it formed?  Clouds are commonly known to be made up of of water.  But that explanation is far to simple. After all, water vapor (tiny gas particles) is typically not visible.  There is water vapor in the air around you right now but you probably do not see it.    Read more »

How Volcanoes Change the Weather?

Volcanoes in themselves are an amazing part of the natural world. The surrounding region is suddenly rocked by earthquakes, lava flow, and explosions of gas and ash. It is the emissions that alter the atmosphere. In fact, emissions from volcanoes have been partially credited with creating our atmosphere in the first place.The earths atmosphere developed with volcanic emissions full of carbon dioxide, water vapor, nitrogen, methane, sulfur, and chlorine.    Read more »