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Fogo Volcano Being Monitored On Sentinel’s Radar
2014-12-04 03:59:38

Radar images from the Sentinel-1A satellite are helping to monitor ground movements of the recently erupted Fogo volcano.

NASA Research Helps Response To California Napa Quake
2014-09-11 03:41:30

NASA data and expertise are proving invaluable in California’s ongoing response to the Aug. 24 magnitude 6.0 earthquake in Napa Valley, northeast of San Francisco.

Radar Images Used To Map Napa Valley Earthquake
2014-09-03 03:11:52

Sentinel-1A has added yet another string to its bow. Radar images from this fledgling satellite have been used to map the rupture caused by the biggest earthquake that has shaken northern California in 25 years.

Sentinel-1
2014-08-27 04:00:58

Although it was only launched a few months ago and is still being commissioned, the new Sentinel-1A radar satellite has already shown that it can be used to generate 3D models of Earth’s surface and will be able to closely monitor land and ice surface deformation.

Sink Hole Swallows Car In Chevy Chase, Maryland
2014-03-07 05:05:08

NASA has revealed a new analysis of airborne radar data collected in 2012 which shows that the instruments detected the presence of a massive sinkhole that later collapsed and forced people to be evacuated in the Bayou Corne, Louisiana region later on that year.

2014-03-06 16:20:32

WASHINGTON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New analyses of NASA airborne radar data collected in 2012 reveal the radar detected indications of a huge sinkhole before it collapsed and

NASA Completes Icelandic Glacier Winter Movement Radar Study
2014-02-10 08:26:13

The cold of an Icelandic winter did not stop one NASA science aircraft from completing a mission to map glaciers on the island during the past week.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.