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Major Midwestern Snowstorm Seen In Infrared Light By NASA
2012-12-21 17:01:31

NASA and NOAA satellites have been providing data on the powerful low pressure area that dropped more than a foot of snow in some Midwestern states and prompted many warnings and weather advisories.

Mapping Plant Stress
2012-12-06 18:06:13

This past summer, American farmers watched helplessly as billions of dollars worth of crops succumbed to drought conditions.

2012-12-06 11:54:11

On December 6, NOAA will release a technical report that estimates global mean sea level rise over the next century based on a comprehensive synthesis of existing scientific literature.

Earth's Night Lights Imaged Like Never Before
2012-12-05 15:25:46

Scientists unveiled new images of views of Earth at night using images taken by a new NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) satellite.

Government Agency Proposes Dozens Of Coral Species For Endangered Species Act
2012-12-03 16:06:58

A new Endangered Species Act listings proposed by NOAA would cover 66 coral species found in the Pacific and in the Caribbean.

NASA Study Finds Hurricane Strength Forecasts Could Be Improved
2012-11-28 15:58:25

Forecasters could soon be better able to predict how intense tropical cyclones like Hurricane Sandy will be by analyzing relative-humidity levels within their large-scale environments, finds a new NASA-led study.

Hurricane Sandy's Mid-Atlantic Blackout Captured By Suomi NPP Satellite
2012-11-02 07:27:24

The Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP) satellitecaptured a night-time view of New York City, New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania that revealed the extent of the power outages caused from Hurricane Sandy's landfall on October 29.

Night-time View Of Sandy's Landfall Captured By NASA/NOAA's Suomi NPP
2012-11-01 06:10:48

As Hurricane Sandy made a historic landfall on the New Jersey coast during the night of Oct. 29, the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on NASA/NOAA's Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP) satellite captured this night-time view of the storm.


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bawbee
  • A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
  • (in plural) Money; cash.
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