Particulates
This animation shows aerosol optical thickness of emitted and transported key tropospheric aerosols from 17 August 2006 to 10 April 2007, from a 10 km resolution GEOS-5 "nature run" using the G...
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What the dust in your house reveals about you
Even if you live by yourself, you do not live alone. In a new analysis of dust samples collected from 1,200 homes across the United States, researchers report that most of us cohabitate with a few th...
Dust
On Wednesday, 23rd September 2009, the Australian city of Sydney, New South Wales woke to an orange tint in the sky. It was estimated that Australia was loos...
Stratospheric sulfur aerosols
Stratospheric sulfur aerosols are sulfur-rich particles which exist in the stratosphere region of the Earth's atmosphere. The layer of the atmosphere in which they exist is known as the Junge layer, ...
Stratospheric sulfur aerosols - Wikipedia
Environmental impact of the coal industry
The environmental impact of the coal industry includes issues such as land use, waste management, water and air pollution, caused by the coal mining, processing and the use of its products. In additi...
Environmental impact of the coal industry - Wikipedia
Cosmic dust
Cosmic dust is dust which exists in space. It is for the most part a type of small dust particles which are a few molecules to 0.1 µm in size. A smaller fraction of all dust in space consists of ...
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Smoke
Smoke is a collection of airborne solid and liquid particulates and gases emitted when a material undergoes combustion or pyrolysis, together with the quantity of air that is entrained or otherwise mi...
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Cerium(III) sulfate
Cerium(III) sulfate, also called cerous sulfate, is an inorganic compound. It is one of the few salts whose solubility in water decreases with rising temperature.
Cerium(III) sulfate - Wikipedia
Molecular cloud
A molecular cloud, sometimes called a stellar nursery (if star formation is occurring within), is a type of interstellar cloud, the density and size of which permit the formation of molecules, most co...
Molecular cloud - Wikipedia
What the dust in your house reveals about you
Even if you live by yourself, you do not live alone. In a new analysis of dust samples collected from 1,200 homes across the United States, researchers report that most of us cohabitate with a few th...
Presolar grains
Presolar grains are interstellar solid matter in the form of tiny solid grains, each thought to originate in a single star, and all originating at a time before the Sun was formed (presolar: before th...
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Interplanetary dust cloud
The interplanetary dust cloud is cosmic dust (small particles floating in space) which pervades the space between planets in the Solar System and in other planetary systems. It has been studied for ma...
Mineral dust
Mineral dust is a term used to indicate atmospheric aerosols originated from the suspension of minerals constituting the soil, being composed of various oxides and carbonates. Human activities lead t...
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Ringelmann scale
The Ringelmann scale is a scale for measuring the apparent density of Smoke. It was developed by Maximilien Ringelmann of La Station d'Essais de Machines in Paris in 1888. It has a 5 levels of density...
Comet dust
Comet dust refers to cosmic dust that originates from a comet. Comet dust can provide clues to comets' origin.
The models for the origin of comets are:Bulk properties of the comet dust such as den...
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Ytterbium(III) sulfate
Ytterbium(III) sulfate (ytterbium sulphate) is a ytterbium salt of sulfuric acid, with formula Yb2(SO4)3. It is used mostly for research.
Asian Dust
Asian Dust (also yellow dust, yellow sand, yellow wind or China dust storms) is a seasonal meteorological phenomenon which affects much of East Asia sporadically during the springtime months. The dust...
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Feret diameter
The Feret diameter or Feret's diameter is a measure of an object size along a specified direction. In general, it can be defined as the distance between the two parallel planes restricting the object ...
Feret diameter - Wikipedia
Exozodiacal dust
This artist’s view from an imagined planet around a nearby star shows the brilliant glow of exozodiacal light extending up into the sky and swamping the Milky Way.Exozodiacal dust is the exoplanetar...
Effects of global warming on Australia
Predictions measuring the effects of global warming on Australia assert that climate change will negatively impact the continent's environment, economy, and communities. Australia has been designated ...
Effects of global warming on Australia - Wikipedia
Air permeability specific surface
The air permeability specific surface of a powder material is a single-parameter measurement of the fineness of the powder. The specific surface is derived from the resistance to flow of air (or some...
Dust bunny
Dust bunnies (or dustbunnies), also called dust mice, are small clumps of dust that form under furniture and in corners that are not cleaned regularly. They are made of hair, lint, dead skin, spider w...
Dust bunny - Wikipedia
Albrecht effect
The Albrecht effect describes how cloud condensation nuclei (CCN), possibly from anthropogenic pollution, may increase cloud lifetime and hence increase the amount of solar radiation reflected from cl...
Twomey effect
The Twomey effect describes how cloud condensation nuclei (CCN), possibly from anthropogenic pollution, may increase the amount of solar radiation reflected by clouds. This is an indirect effect.Aeros...
Particle technology
Particle technology is that branch of science and engineering dealing with the production, handling, modification, and use of a wide variety of particulate materials, both wet or dry, in sizes ranging...
Cenosphere
A cenosphere is a lightweight, inert, hollow sphere made largely of silica and alumina and filled with air or inert gas., typically produced as a byproduct of coal combustion at thermal power plants. ...
Coal power in the United States
Coal power in the United States accounted for 39% of the country's electricity production in 2013. Coal supplied 16.5 quadrillion BTUs of energy to electric power plants in 2013, which made up nearly ...
Coal power in the United States - Wikipedia
Carr index
The Carr index (also: Carr's index or Carr's Compressibility Index) is an indication of the compressibility of a powder. It is named after the pharmacologist Charles Jelleff Carr (1910–2005). It measu...
Interstellar cloud
Interstellar cloud is the generic name given to an accumulation of gas, plasma and dust in our and other galaxies. Put differently, an interstellar cloud is a denser-than-average region of the inters...
Interstellar cloud - Wikipedia