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Unknown, namely because most scientists in "Earth science" related spectrum largely work in the public sector i.e. tax payer funded research (museums, smithsonian, various universities, USGS, etc) hense bias to human anthropological warming tends to be "Yay". You don't receieve funding for a circumstance you don't take as inherently ...


Yea,but by a mere infinitesimal amount. Earth as a rough sphere has a surface area of 196.9 million square miles or 509 Trillion square meters, add atmospheres thickness 100 miles up it's 200 million of exposed to solar light, 3700 random objects with a area of 5-10 square meters is 37,000 meters square, barely 0.01 square miles, so 1/16 billionth of the ...


Clouds form when moist air rises in a convection cell - cloud coverage area is largely controlled by the size of the convection cells, not moisture content. When temperature differences arise between different patches of the Earth, the air over the warmer part expands, creates low pressure, and pulls in moist air at the bottom as it rises. As the altitude ...


Barring the technical feasibility of what you are proposing, there's a few points to consider which make your proposal problematic. Water vapor is a greenhouse gas. If you increase evaporation, you increase GHGs in the atmosphere. The albedo of water is very low, so if you increase surface area of water on Earth, you decrease the albedo Clouds are ...


Models are set up with a calendar (length of year), and run using that calendar - there is, usually, no interpolation to any other calendar afterwards. Yes, seasonal cycles in the forcing are adjusted to the relevant calendar - say 360 days.


Have you checked out Global Wind Atlas. It uses ERA5 reanalysis data then plugs it into meso and microscale models to get it down to a 250x250m grid.

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