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Is there a special name for along-course elevation profiles of rivers, and where you can you find them?

Was discussing the terrain and rivers of Europe today with my father and it became apparent that a graph of the elevation versus course of a river would offer interesting insight, including a quick ...
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Does anyone have absorption coefficients at different wavelengths for sulfur dioxide? [closed]

Does anyone have absorption coefficients for sulfur dioxide at various wavelengths?
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Looking for a reference for identifing stream regimes(Intermittent, Perennial)

I'm a hydrologist with a good background in GIS. I'm looking for a reference (Methodology, Technical guide) for identification of temporary, intermittent and perennial streams. I google and only found ...
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Which CMIP5 models give the highest and lowest warming for RCP8.5?

Question is in the title. I'm doing impacts research and need to pick a couple of scenarios before downloading GCM runs. Want to pick a low one and a high one and one in the middle of the road. I'm ...
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Does a table summarizing basic details of significant operational weather models exist?

With all the questions we've had through the years that have tied into weather models, plus all the sites around the web providing weather model data, it got me wondering: is there any table that ...
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Changes in rainfalls, sea level and tropical cyclones

Is there any scientific evidence that exploitation of natural resources (fossil energies, forests etc.) affects rainfalls or sea level, which can represent extreme events? I read IPCC 2014 report and ...
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North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) future prediction - Academic papers?

I am looking for academic papers which show future predictions of the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) by considering climate change and the various emission scenarios. Do you have any suggestions?
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Time of concentration - Difference between large and small basins

I am looking for any academic reference (i.e. articles) regarding the time of concentration for large and small basins. E.g. I would expect that a large basin (area > 1,500 km^2) will flood (or reach ...
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Climate change review for a scientist [duplicate]

I am a Ph.D student in Computer Science and Statistical Genetics. I recently became very interested in climate change, for obvious reasons. I would like to use my solid scientific and statistical ...
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Are there any books, websites, etc. that have many practice problems for Skew-T diagrams and the atmospheric sciences in general?

I am asking because my Intro to Atmospheric Science class (lectures, labs, and the book) has not provided any practice examples of Skew-T diagrams, Coriolis force calculations, LCL (liquid ...
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At what altitude stalagmite/stalactite caves are located? What kind of rocks are needed to form them?

I know that there are many kinds of such caves, but I am looking for ones (if they exist, and I don't know) that contain stalagmite and stalactites and are located at high altitude inside a mountain. ...
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Timeline of atmospheric model resolution

I'm looking for a graph of improvements in spatial resolution for any atmospheric model (such as the UK Met Office Unified Model or ECMWF IFS). Ideally it would include a range of historical model ...
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How to cite LandSat 8?

I'm wondering how to quote a Landsat mission product. I have seen many ways, but I can't decide which one is the best. Thus, I would like to know if there is a standard for the minimum information ...
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how are the global effects of local environmental disasters?

Are there any local environmental catastrophes that affected another places in the world? There is a huge list of environmental disasters on Wikipedia that I have found: https://en.wikipedia.org/...
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References on hurricanes

Would anyone know of references (available online or not) that give detailed explanations and especially the physics behind violent meteorological events such as hurricanes?
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Resources on Andean geology

I would like to begin studying the geology of the Andes, with particular respect to the tectonics and paleogeography of the region. I have been searching on-line resources for some time and I would ...
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Observations of sea ice typology in the Arctic

What are the main datasets characterizing sea ice typology, thickness, density, "passability", presence of pressure ridges in the Arctic? Is it something that can be detected from the air or a space ...
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Are there books or on-line resources about graphic design for geology?

Maybe someone knows books that are about graphic design like visual identities, colors, forms, symbols for this industry - Geology? In short - resources that are about graphic design from Geology ...
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What kind of data is best shown in a rose diagram?

I am looking for some geological data where presenting it in a rose diagram is desirable. I don't really know what kind of data is suitable. Any suggestion of data — preferably from the field of ...
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How to learn the different types of rock

I would like to be able to point to a piece of rock and say that is rock type such and such. I have tried learning but it literally seems like an endless list of types and sub types and the pictures ...
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References for moving and nested grids in models

Would anyone know of references that give detailed explanations on concepts such as moving grids and nested grids in models?