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Fragments of phytoplankton outer shell
25.10.2018

When viral infection wipes out an algal bloom, fragments may turn airborne, increasing clouds and cooling the surface below

Convective clouds forming over the Amazon in a blanket smoke. Image: Prof. Ilan Koren
08.06.2014

Weizmann Institute research shows how atmospheric particles affect cloud formation in real...

rain
16.02.2012

Added particles in the atmosphere could be affecting rainfall patterns

Dr. Ilan Koren. In the clouds. Cloud photo: Tamar Deutsch
04.10.2011

What do a herd of gazelles and a fluffy mass of clouds have in common?

clouds. Photo: Tamar Deutsch
24.07.2011

A new model for the dynamics of clouds and rain shows they behave like prey and predator

Satellite image of a marine stratocumulus system, courtesy of NASA
01.02.2011
Some marine cloud systems reveal a puzzling pattern: a nearly perfect grid of cloud cells with hexagonal shapes
Scientists Reveal Soot’s Role in Climate Change
14.08.2008

Scientists' findings may cause climatologists to rethink soot’s role in shaping the Earth’s climate. The scientists...

Tiny Airborne Particles are a Major Cause of Climate Change
17.07.2006
The local effect of atmospheric aerosols can be greater than the greenhouse effect
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Dr. Hezi Gildor. Plankton predictions
01.05.2004

Population changes in tiny ocean organisms might drive weather patterns across the globe

Bring On the Rain
01.05.2003

A new formula for predicting rain factors in whirling droplets

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