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All Articles by Henry Lansford
Year (Volume & No.)TitleAbstractAuthorDownload
1970 (Volume 1, No. 3)Atmospheric Sciences: Eye on the ElementsHenry LansfordPDF
1979 (Volume 10, No. 4)Acid Precipitation: Acid from the SkyAcid precipitation knows no national boundaries. The scope of the problem is becoming better known than is what can be done about it. How acid is acid rain? Research efforts.Henry LansfordPDF
1979 (Volume 10, No. 6)Climate Modeling -- Unifying Themes Special II: Modeling the Climate SystemThere are many candidates for a theory of climate on single scales. A theory that unifies them, explaining climate, is still in the wings.Henry LansfordPDF
1980 (Volume 11, No. 2)Atmospheric Research -- National Research Facilities Special: The Center for Atmospheric ResearchWhere the stark grandeur of its setting stops--at the skyline--the research purview of the National Center for Atmospheric Research begins. Laboratory on a mesa. The plant. Science sampler.Henry LansfordPDF
1981 (Volume 12, No. 2)Explosive Volcanism -- Earth Sciences Special: Vulcan's Chimneys: Subduction-zone VolcanismThe ancient Romans believed that volcanoes were the chimneys of the subterranean forge of Vulcan, blacksmith of the gods. They are also windows to the tectonic subductions that principally spawn them. Volcanoes and volcanoes. Prediction and warning.Henry LansfordPDF
1982 (Volume 13, No. 4)Summer Storms: Ice in the Summer SkyIn a massive, coordinated effort, scientists are exploring the dynamics of summer storms. How ice forms in storm clouds and in turn influences cloud formation is high on the list of questions. A known mechanism.Henry LansfordPDF
1983 (Volume 14, No. 3)Global Circuit: The Global CircuitThere is general agreement that a system exists for the maintenance of the earth's electric budget, but questions about its nature still strike sparks. Amber, thunder, and lightning. Solar activity and terrestrial weather.Henry LansfordPDF


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