Trees cool the air in 2 ways: 1) by intercepting sunlight (shading), they allow less heat to reach the ground; 2) by transpiration cooling, which is the cooling effect caused when water from stomata gets converted into water vapor and evaporates.
Pools (quantities and storage) and fluxes (movement) of energy and matter are important concepts in ecology and ecosystem studies. This post gives an introduction to these concepts.
This post is part of a blog series written by Priyadarshan Pandey. Hi there! This is your pal H2O welcoming you into my thoughts one last time. We have had a great run, I am sure you will agree. Do you still remember all that we’ve talked about in […]
This post is part of a blog series written by Priyadarshan Pandey. Hey there, aquamen (better? Good.)! Welcome back to another blog in this series where I, your buddy H2O, am taking you on an awesome ride of information and fun. So, in the last post we talked […]
This post is part of a blog series written by Priyadarshan Pandey. Hello there! Your friend H2O is back with another post. Let’s get straight into it! I’m sure by now the picture I’ve painted must have you convinced that I’m as integral to your world as a […]
No matter where you live in the world, you must know of a place in your country that has experienced earthquakes. Some regions are more prone to earthquakes than others, and draw a lot of focus and attention from scientists and policy makers alike. Regions like California, Himalayas, […]
Well, hello there! I know it has been a while, but with the ever warmer summers that we have been having (thanks for that, by the way) I get extremely busy this time of year. Now that we are back we shall continue our discussion on the effects […]