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3 Days Of Hurricane Gordon's Atlantic Track Captured By NASA Satellites
2012-08-21 07:42:35

NASA's Terra and Aqua satellite have captured Hurricane Gordon over three days as it neared the Azores Islands in the eastern Atlantic Ocean.

Suomi NPP Begins Direct Broadcast
2012-07-07 09:27:17

Real-time data that will be used in everything from weather forecasts to disaster response is now being beamed down to Earth from a cone-shaped appendage aboard the nation's newest Earth-observing satellite.

Newborn Tropical Depression Doksuri In W. Pacific Spotted By NASA Satellite
2012-06-27 10:01:16

Another tropical depression was born in the western North Pacific, and NASA's Terra satellite captured an infrared image of the newborn cyclone.

First Satellite Deforestation Tracker For Whole Of Latin America Developed
2012-06-19 11:07:28

An international team of researchers in Colombia, the UK, US and Switzerland have developed the first ever system to monitor deforestation across Latin America in near real-time using satellite data

Image 1 - End of Winter: How 2012 Snow Stacks Up
2012-03-16 03:08:27

The mild winter of 2012 has many people asking, "Where's the snow?" These two snow cover maps show the difference between snow extent on March 3, 2011, and March 5, 2012.

2012-03-15 12:11:32

The mild winter of 2012 has many people asking, "Where's the snow?"

NASA Sees Giovanna Reach Cyclone Strength, Threaten Madagascar
2012-02-13 18:00:48

Tropical Storm 12S built up steam and became a cyclone on February 10, 2012 as NASA's Terra satellite passed overhead. Residents of east-central Madagascar should prepare for this cyclone to make landfall by February 13 according to forecasters.

2012-01-30 09:00:38

Powerful Cyclone Funso's eye has been clear in NASA satellite imagery over the last several days until NASA's Aqua satellite noticed it had "closed" and become filled with high clouds on January 27.

2012-01-27 10:20:05

Powerful Cyclone Funso is now beginning to exit the Mozambique Channel, and NASA's Aqua satellite captured a stunning image of the storm that shows the depth and extent of it.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.