Air Turbulence – Climate Change

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Topics:

Earth and Space Sciences – Climate Change

Additional: Careers

Concepts (South Australia):

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface

Years: 6, 7, 9, 10

Your flight is about to get a whole lot bumpier

Your flight is about to get a whole lot bumpier

Hate flying? Prepare to hate it even more, according to new research. There’s a lot of things to dislike about flying – cramped seats, disappointing food, and the inevitable cold you catch from someone else…

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How climate simulations can be used to model air turbulence and the real world application of this for flight passengers – due to climate change severe turbulence is on the rise, so a worrying trend, but the ability to predict and therefore think of ways around the problem is also useful to know.

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