CAMEL Project =
Climate Adaptation, Mitigation, & E-Learning 
Consequences to Atmosphere
The gas composition of Earth's atmosphere is changing, as are its wind circulation and severity of major storms.
 
Top layers of the Earth's atmosphere leading to space. Atmospheric gases scatter blue light more than other wavelengths, giving Earth a blue halo when seen from space.    See more >

Image Science & Analysis Lab, NASA-Johnson Space Center

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Composition Circulation Storms
Current concentrations of the minor components in Earth's atmosphere.  See more >

Bloom (2010) Global Climate Change: Convergence of Disciplines. Sinauer Associates.

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Major circulation patterns in the atmosphere. Convective cells (Hadley cells near the Equator, Ferrel cells at mid-latitudes, and polar cells) drive the prevailing warm (red) and cool (blue) winds.  See more >

Bloom (2010) Global Climate Change: Convergence of Disciplines. Sinauer Associates.

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Cross section of a major storm. Red arrows indicate the upward movement of warm air; blue arrows indicate the movement of cool air.  See more >

MetEd, UCAR © COMET Program

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