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More People Means More Plant Growth
2014-07-02 03:36:12

new analysis shows that on a global scale, the presence of people corresponds to more plant productivity, or growth.

NASA Satellite Data Show Drought May Take Toll On Congo Rainforest
2014-04-24 03:15:45

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.

CERES Satellite Data Paint A Grim Picture Of Arctic Surface Darkening
2014-02-19 07:03:42

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.

NASA Study Points To Infrared-Herring As Cause Of Apparent Amazon Green-Up
2014-02-07 10:42:54

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 Sees System 91S Struggling
2014-01-31 14:20:56

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.

Typhoon Pabuk's Veiled Eye Seen By NASA
2013-09-24 10:57:38

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.

NASA Sees Central And Southern Power In Tropical Storm Usagi
2013-09-18 12:46:23

Powerful thunderstorms wrapped around Tropical Storm Usagi's center and its southern quadrant in visible data from NASA's Aqua satellite on Sept. 18.

Hurricane Humberto's Clouds And Rainfall Analyzed By Two NASA Satellites
2013-09-12 09:21:57

Two NASA satellites passed over the hurricane in the Eastern Atlantic on Sept. 10 gathering information about the environment of Hurricane Humberto.

Tracking Fires From Space
2013-08-10 05:59:10

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.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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