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new analysis shows that on a global scale, the presence of people corresponds to more plant productivity, or growth.
A new analysis of NASA satellite data shows Africa's Congo rainforest, the second-largest tropical rainforest in the world, has undergone a large-scale decline in greenness over the past decade.
Earth’s reflectivity (albedo) is on a much faster decline than previously estimated due to the retreat of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean. A key instrument incorporated on several NASA satellites has revealed significant data on this profoundly concerning issue.
For the past eight years, scientists have been working to make sense of why some satellite data seemed to show the Amazon rain forest "greening-up" during the region's dry season each year from June to October. The green-up indicated productive, thriving vegetation in spite of limited rainfall.
NASA's Aqua satellite provided infrared data on System 91S in the Mozambique Channel that showed a system battered by wind shear, stretched out, with broken convection.
NASA's Aqua satellite orbit around the Earth took it right over Typhoon Pabuk and the image showed an eye veiled with some high clouds.
Powerful thunderstorms wrapped around Tropical Storm Usagi's center and its southern quadrant in visible data from NASA's Aqua satellite on Sept. 18.
Two NASA satellites passed over the hurricane in the Eastern Atlantic on Sept. 10 gathering information about the environment of Hurricane Humberto.
As wildfires rage across California, NASA scientists are using satellite imagery to both monitor the current blaze and create models designed to predict where future fires might occur.