Ahasanul Hoque

Ahasanul Hoque

Lives in Bangladesh
Ahasanul Hoque

Posts Categorized / Disaster Management

Global Climate Change: Key Indicators

August 14, 2013 | Climate Change, Disaster Management | by aHaSaN

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is an important heat-trapping (greenhouse) gas, which is released through human activities such as deforestation and burning fossil fuels, as well as natural processes such as respiration and volcanic eruptions. The chart on the left shows the CO2 levels in the Earth’s atmosphere during the last three glacial cycles, as reconstructed from […]

Timing a Rise in Sea Level

August 14, 2013 | Climate Change, Disaster Management | by aHaSaN

Thirty-five years ago, a scientist named John H. Mercer issued a warning. By then it was already becoming clear that human emissions would warm the earth, and Dr. Mercer had begun thinking deeply about the consequences. His paper, in the journal Nature, was titled “West Antarctic Ice Sheet and CO2 Greenhouse Effect: A Threat of […]

How is climate change shaping the type of space exploration NASA does?

As global climate change becomes more evident, NASA’s satellite program for studying and monitoring our home planet becomes increasingly important. There are two key areas toward which NASA satellite measurements can contribute: 1.  Monitoring changes in the Earth’s climate.  Global climate change occurs slowly relative to weather and even to the change of seasons throughout […]

Global Floods of the Future

scientists who have employed no fewer than 11 separate climate models to study the decades ahead. Play Video Dramatic Flood Rescue Explained The daring rescue of an elderly woman from a flooded river in Missouri is caught on video. “Floods are among the most major climate-related disasters,” writes Yukiko Hirabayashi of The University of Tokyo […]

Climate Change Has Shifted the Location

Climate Change Has Shifted the Locations of Earth’s North and South Poles Increased melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet and other ice losses worldwide have helped to move the North Pole several centimeters east each year since 2005 Global warming is changing the location of Earth’s geographic poles, according to a new study in Geophysical […]

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