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2011-07-16 08:06:25

The eye of a tropical cyclone is an indication of a strong storm, and Typhoon Ma-on's eye was apparent in visible and infrared imagery captured by NASA's Aqua satellite. Ma-on just achieved Category Four status on the Saffir-simpson scale that measures hurricane intensity. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument that flies aboard NASA's Aqua satellite took an image of Typhoon Ma-on that clearly shows the storm's eye, although it has some high clouds in it. The...

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2011-06-22 18:00:00

The AIRS instrument on NASA's Aqua satellite captured an infrared image of the western North Pacific's seventh tropical depression become massive Tropical Storm Meari overnight. Meari is so large that it takes up almost the entire Philippine Sea and it's on track toward southeastern Taiwan. Tropical Storm Meari's large area of cold thunderstorm cloud tops were captured on an infrared image from NASA's Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument on June 21 at 17:11 UTC (1:11 p.m. EDT). The...

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2011-06-17 08:20:58

Rob Gutro, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md. Since its eruption in early June, several NASA satellites have captured images of the ash plume from the eruption of the Chilean Volcano called Puyehue-Cord³n Caulle and have tracked it around the world. NASA has collected them in the NASA Goddard FLICKR image gallery that shows the progression of the plume around the southern hemisphere. The Puyehue-Cord³n Caulle Volcanic Complex includes the Puyehue volcano, the...

2011-06-16 07:30:00

PEORIA, Ill., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The newest sunglasses from Maui Jim® Inc. will be showcased in the upcoming Mercedes Benz Fashion Week 2012 Swim show by Aqua Di Lara(TM) on Saturday, July 16 at 9 PM at The Raleigh Hotel in the Oasis in Miami. This is Maui Jim's first appearance at Fashion Week. Aqua Di Lara is the designer swimwear line by Creative Director, Reyhan Sofraci. Sofraci has a talent for creating daring styles that are masterfully sewn using...

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2011-06-10 14:06:01

Hurricane Adrian has been good at hiding his eye from satellite imagery over the last two days, but the latest Aqua and GOES-13 satellite imagery provides the best look at the eye, despite some overcast inside. The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite called GOES-11 captured a visible image of Major Hurricane Adrian on June 10 at 1601 UTC (12:01 p.m. EDT).The image, that shows the eye of the storm with some dense overcast in it, was made at the NASA GOES Project out of NASA...

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2011-06-08 18:00:00

System 98A has been bringing rains, gusty winds and churning up the surf along the Arabian Seacoast of west-central India for days, and NASA satellite imagery confirms that it is getting organized now that it has moved into open waters. NASA's Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument onboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured an image on June 8 at 08:47 UTC (4:47 a.m. EDT) of the hundreds of thunderstorms that make up the low pressure area called System 98A. The low pressure area has now...

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2011-05-28 18:00:00

NASA is providing critical satellite data to help residents in south Louisiana as they deal with a rising Mississippi River. Data from NASA satellites is capturing the spread of water and sediment following the opening of the Bonnet Carr© and the Morganza water control spillways. The data will help Louisiana officials as they respond to flooding caused by the spillway openings. Both water control structures were opened recently to help divert high Mississippi River waters from major...

2011-05-26 11:00:00

MONTERREY, Mexico, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IGNIA Fund I, LP, the first impact investing fund in Latin America, announced today that it has invested MX$27.0 million (US$2.4 million) in Distribuidora Mexicana de Agua Purificada en Red S.A.P.I. de C.V. ("Aqua"), an innovative business that delivers clean, purified water directly to its low-income clients' homes utilizing its wholly owned water grid. "Aqua's pre-installed water grid technology enables it to deliver an essential good to a...

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2011-05-25 09:16:12

Songda is now a typhoon in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean as it continues tracking parallel to the eastern coast of Luzon, Philippines. Infrared satellite imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite revealed that the storm has a much tighter low-level circulation center than it did yesterday. NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Typhoon Songda on May 24 at 04:29 UTC (12:49 a.m. EDT) and the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument captured an infrared look at the storm's cloud top temperatures and...

2011-05-03 11:25:00

BRANFORD, Conn., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HistoRx, Inc., announced today the launch of two new services for academic researchers interested in using AQUA® technology. HistoRx's proprietary technology enables in situ analysis of biomarkers, including measurement of protein concentration with sub-cellular resolution in both whole tissue sections and tissue microarrays. These highly quantitative, standardized and reproducible results take the guesswork out of IHC....


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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