Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Weather Pattern Changes: Jet Stream Shifting

One of the main drivers of world’s weather is moving due to climate change. As this ScienCentral News report explains, scientists are finding that the jet stream, that river of air that pushes storms across the country, is moving towards the north and south poles.

[If you cannot see the youtube video below, you can click here for a high quality mp4 video.]

Interviewee: Cristina Archer,
Carnegie Institution of Washington, Stanford
Length: 1 min 30 sec
Produced by Jack Penland
Edited by Chris Bergendorff
Copyright © ScienCentral, Inc, with additional footage
courtesy NOAA and NASA.

Original here

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