What's in the air? All kinds of stuff. Let’s see what we can find.
Air - It's Above us and Around us! An essential and beautiful composite of gases and empty space, interspersed with awe-inspiring storms, dust clouds and other stuff. Look up way, way up. What do you see?
Surprise! It's our atmosphere. Earth is covered with it. Miles deep in it. It's an essential part of our environment. We're at the bottom of a light ocean.
Have a look at this handy physical description found on the web:
What will you find here? All kinds of things…starting with
For an introduction to the complex subjects of meteorology and air quality, scan the tabs on your left or the detailed lists of topics below.
out how our atmosphere is far more dynamic and substantial than most
people think. That's because it has all kinds intriguing phenomena.
Here, you can catch a glimpse of blue sky, lightning, sunbeams, a cloud or two, perhaps
stretching downward towards earth, and even a trail of smoke or many
colors. Invisible currents. It's all magnificent.
find something more threatening, or completely unfamiliar...
I do not
mean UFO's here but interesting stuff anyway. Here's your chance to
learn a bit of the science behind weather, geography, the meteorological theory. And the technology too. What kinds of miracles does Nature have for us?
What will you find here on StuffInTheAir? Check this extended list of options.
Bad stuff indeed. You might define air pollution as the blending of foreign matter such as gases or particles into the air so that it harms the earth's surface, water and living things. Sometimes we see fire, smoke and flames...
Sometimes we see traffic and industrial smog and we even detect odours. We worry about
long-term effects such as climate change, ozone depletion, air quality and global warming.
There's hope, though...We also talk about solutions. We can explore jobs and careers in environmental sciences. Let's have some fun, too: tell a few jokes, play a game or two and try some activities. The list below and the fourth & fifth buttons on the left give you a variety of options to explore. Have fun.
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Stuff in the air......The Science of Meteorology - Online
These pages give scientific explanations about weather: