The white streak that the plane leaves behind it in the sky is simply a cloud of water droplets or ice crystals. It forms when hot steam from the engines liquefies, mixing with cold air at high altitude. Just like steam from a kettle - says cloud physicist Prof. Szymon Malinowski.
Tornadoes that carried people and animals into the air were recorded in Poland already in two previous centuries. Storms will become more frequent with the warming climate, but it is difficult to predict how their intensity will change - says Dr. Mateusz Taszarek, "storm hunter" and forecaster from Adam Mickiewicz University.
Ecohydrologists from the University of Lodz received the prestigious EU award "The Best LIFE projects" for the project of water reservoir reclamation in Arturówek, Łódź. It is among the best projects completed in 2016-2017, and competes for the "Best of the best award".