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Carbon Conundrums
2014-06-12 16:21:05

NASA’s first spacecraft dedicated to measuring carbon dioxide levels in Earth’s atmosphere is in final preparations for a July 1 launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.

Unclouding Our View Of Future Climate
2014-05-22 03:58:27

If we had a second Earth, we could experiment with its atmosphere to see how increased levels of greenhouse gases would change it, without the risks that come with performing such an experiment. Since we don’t, scientists use global climate models.

NASA Aqua Satellite Sees Colder Temperatures At The Tops Of Severe Weather Thunderstorms
2014-04-30 03:10:40

The weather system that dropped tornadoes in seven central and southern US states on April 27-28, moved east and generated more tornadoes on April 29.

NASA Releases Animation Of US Tornado Outbreak Seen From Space
2014-04-29 04:00:49

NASA has just released an animation of visible and infrared satellite data from NOAA's GOES-East satellite that shows the development and movement of the weather system that spawned tornadoes affecting seven central and southern US states on April 27-28, 2014.

NASA Sees Developing Tropical System Affecting Mozambique's Nampala Province
2014-01-29 09:30:44

NASA's Aqua satellite captured infrared data on a developing area of tropical low pressure known as System 91S that was brushing the Nampala Province of Mozambique on January 28.

NASA Sees Another Developing Depression In Northern Indian Ocean
2013-12-05 19:56:45

The Northern Indian Ocean typhoon season usually lasts until the end of December, but it's not going out without a fight this year.

Atmospheric River Storms Could Help Predict Winter Snowfall
2013-11-08 15:18:12

Atmospheric rivers are short-lived wind tunnels that carry water vapor from tropical oceans to mid-latitude land areas. They are known to bring large quantities of rain and snow on California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains.

System 95L Targeted By NASA's Global Hawk
2013-09-20 08:22:39

NASA's Aqua satellite passed over a developing low pressure area in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico and captured infrared data on what is now the latest destination for NASA's Hurricane and Severe Storms Sentinel mission.

California’s Massive Rim Fire Dissected By NASA's 'Eyes'
2013-08-28 07:25:40

The Rim Fire burning in and near Yosemite National Park in California continues to grow and move its way up in the record books.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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