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How much of the current global warming is due to human influence?

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Can mining trigger earthquakes?

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3 answers
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How do I convert specific humidity to relative humidity?

26 votes
3 answers
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What do weather forecasters mean when they say "50% chance of rain"?

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1 answer
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Why do Tsunamis travel slower than sound?

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1 answer
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How long does it take for the ocean conveyor to circulate?

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Why is aerodynamic resistance defined inversely?

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1 answer
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Is there a standard definition of a "dry-down" event in hydrology?

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Why don't cold fronts and other steep-gradient weather effects just dissipate?

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1 answer
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What is caesium-137 used for in fracking?

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3 answers
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Intuitive definition of the Monin-Obukhov length?

12 votes
1 answer
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How deep was the Vredefort Crater when it happened?

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1 answer
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What periods of the fossil record are most lacking in specimens?

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Are there any general-purpose climate-model coupling projects?

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219 views

When did/will peak conventional oil happen?

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1 answer
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Is the Younger Dryas associated with an extinction event?

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Why is q used for specific humidity?

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1 answer
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Alternatives to Plant Functional Types as parametrisations in land surface models?

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1 answer
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What are Tetens coefficients?

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How is heat transferred from the core through the mantle to the crust?

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Does within-canopy wind direction correlate with wind above the planetary bounday layer?

8 votes
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What's the difference between topography and orography?

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Should total ground heat flux be 0?

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471 views

What would the equilibrium temperature be at the poles in a world without seasonality?

7 votes
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How much heat was released from the 2019-2020 Australian bush fires?

5 votes
3 answers
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Is it possible to predict the maximum daily/annual tide height without calculating hourly heights?

5 votes
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What timescales do eddies operate at in the planetary boundary layer?

5 votes
1 answer
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Global areas below sea level dataset?

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1 answer
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What is radiation divergence?

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Are there natural-forcings climate projections over the 21st century?