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A NASA satellite has observed heavy rainfall in Hurricane Iselle on its approach to Hawaii. NASA's TRMM Satellite captured rainfall rates within the storm as it passed overhead.
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Surprising new information and photos about plastic pollution were revealed by Algalita in an exclusive live satellite broadcast from the great garbage patch in the North Pacific Ocean.
A typhoon the strength of a Category 3 hurricane made landfall Tuesday near the eastern coastal city of Legazpi, where one of five Unbound programs in the Philippines is based with more than 9,600
Algalita to host interactive broadcast and expert panel on July 20 from the North Pacific Ocean to discuss the latest research and issues regarding plastic pollution in our oceans.
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The result of a 2010 ocean voyage around the world, a new study has found evidence of tiny “microplastics” in five large accumulations across the world, accumulations which match the five large open-ocean currents called gyres.
Dall’s porpoise (Phocoenoides dalliz) can only be found in the North Pacific, with a range that includes the Sea of Japan and the Okhotsk and Bering Seas. This range extends to southern California in the east and to the southern waters of Japan in the west. When normal weather patterns change and waters become colder, this species can be found in in Baja, California, specifically in Scammon's Lagoon, and strays can occasionally be found in the Chukchi Sea. It prefers to reside in cold...
The Pacific Rim is a reference to places around the edge of Pacific Ocean. The term Pacific Basin includes the Pacific Rim and the islands within the Pacific Ocean. It roughly overlaps with the geologic Pacific Ring of Fire. These countries are generally considered to be a part of the Pacific Rim, since they lie along the Pacific Ocean: North/East Asia Russia, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Southeast Asia, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand,...
North America is a continent completely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost completely within the Western Hemisphere. It’s also considered a northern subcontinent of the Americas. It’s bordered to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the west and south by the Pacific Ocean, to the southeast by South America and the Caribbean Sea, and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. This continent covers an area of approximately 9,540,000 sq miles, about 4.8 percent of the plants surface or about...
Honolulu, located in the Pacific Ocean, has a mostly marine time climate and has a pretty consistent temperature average from month to month. This is a look at the La-Nina impacts on the local area. January 2012: For the month of January it is typical to see average high temps in the 80’s while overnight lows drop into the 70’s. During the La-Nina event January temps were normal 71% of the month at the, with above temps 23% of the month and 6% of the month found the temps dropping...
If you look in the photo above you can see the line of Cumulus clouds that appear in the background. These clouds were created by daytime heating and also an unstable atmosphere. The moisture for these clouds was rising from the Pacific Ocean. The darker cloud is the stronger of the cumulus clouds meaning that the majority of the moisture is being absorbed by that cloud. The clouds around this one are also starting to get more moisture from the ocean to build. Above the cumulus clouds you...
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