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Airborne Snow Observatory
2013-12-10 04:35:57

It might have been the driest year ever recorded in California, but thanks to NASA, the millions of people who call the San Francisco Bay Area home had plenty of water this summer.

NASA To Map Snowpack Of Two Major Mountain Watersheds In Colorado And California
2013-05-03 09:00:35

In the very near future, the global issue surrounding the need for natural resources will shift from fossil fuels to fresh water. In preparation for this change of need, NASA has endeavored on a new airborne mission to create the first maps of the entire snowpack of two major mountain watersheds in California and Colorado.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.