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NASA's Aqua Satellite Sees Small New Tropical Storm Near Tonga
2012-02-06 18:00:26

Tropical Storm 11P has formed in the South Pacific Ocean, and NASA's Aqua satellite captured an infrared image of its cloud temperatures, revealing power in the cyclone. NASA's Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument that flies aboard the Aqua satellite passed over the newest tropical storm in the South Pacific, Tropical Storm 11P, on February 6, 2012 at 0053 UTC (Feb. 5 at 7:53 p.m. EST). AIRS infrared data showed strong thunderstorms with the highest, coldest cloud tops circling...

Image 1 - 'First Light' For NASA's Newest CERES Instrument
2012-02-04 04:13:35

The doors are open on NASA's Suomi NPP satellite and the newest version of the Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) instrument is scanning Earth for the first time, helping to assure continued availability of measurements of the energy leaving the Earth-atmosphere system. The CERES results help scientists to determine the Earth's energy balance, providing a long-term record of this crucial environmental parameter that will be consistent with those of its predecessors....

NASA Sees Tropical Cyclone Funso Develop, Threaten Mozambique
2012-01-19 18:00:10

Residents of Mozambique are still recovering from the flooding caused by Tropical Depression Dando earlier this week and now newly formed Tropical Cyclone Funso threatens to bring more rainfall to the country. NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone Funso on January 19 and provided forecasters with two different views of the intensifying storm. At 0600 UTC on January 19, Tropical Storm Funso was located in the Mozambique Channel and about 685 miles (1,102 km) northeast of...

2011-12-22 11:00:00

Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water Interviews Winston Kao on Chemical Pollution, Water, Soils and High Density Nutrition. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) December 22, 2011 Sharon Kleyne, host of the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water radio talk show and Founder of Bio-Logic Aqua Research, recently interviewed researcher and inventor Winston Kao of Natural Plus Plus. Mr. Kao's research interests include water, pollution, high density nutrition, fluoridation and the decline in soil nutrition due to...

Image 1 - NASA Takes A Look Back At A Decade Of Fires
2011-10-20 04:36:48

[ Watch the Video ] NASA's latest Earth-observing satellite, the NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP), is scheduled to launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Oct. 28 to extend key environmental data records established by an earlier generation of NASA satellites. To mark the launch, we are looking back at one of the scientific legacies NPP will build upon: the global fire data record. An instrument on NPP called the Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) will extend this...

2011-10-12 07:00:00

Life Saving New Education about Water, Water Wars, Health, the New Diet, Pollution and Climate Change, and the Influence of Earth's Water in the Solar System. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) October 12, 2011 The recent launch of the Apple iPhone 4S gives consumers an opportunity to listen and learn from the Sharon Kleyne Hour - Power of Water talk radio show on Apple iTunes. Each week, Mrs. Kleyne interviews researchers and advocates from around the world on topics such as global water wars, water...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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