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A unique partnership between NASA and agencies in Africa and Europe has sent more than 30 terabytes of free Earth science satellite data to South African researchers to support sustainable development and environmental applications in Africa.
In many developing countries, the absence of surface-based air pollution sensors makes it difficult, and in some cases impossible, to get even a rough estimate of the abundance of a subcategory of airborne particles that epidemiologists suspect contributes to millions of premature deaths each year.
The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer or MODIS, is an instrument that flies on NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites and provides incredible views of tropical cyclones like Hurricane Igor, from its vantage point in space. Imagery from the MODIS instruments on these two satellites captured from Sept. 18 to 20 showed that powerful Hurricane Igor in the Atlantic Ocean is morphing from a rounded storm to more of a comma-shaped storm.
In the midst of a difficult fire season in many parts of the world, the United Nations' (UN) Food and Agriculture Organization has launched a new online fire detection system that will help firefighters and natural hazards managers improve response time and resource management.
Armed with a decade's worth of satellite data, University of Illinois atmospheric scientists have documented some surprising trends in aerosol pollution concentration, distribution and composition over the Indian subcontinent.
NASA's Terra satellite captured the changing Tropical Storm Kompasu over Korea and China very early today, as it makes its way east to northern Japan.
NEW YORK, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Terra Nova Royalty Corporation (NYSE: TTT) (the "Company") announced plans to release its second quarter 2010 results before market on Monday, August 16, 2010.
Drought and the worst heat wave Russia has seen in 130 years have sparked a devastating outbreak of wildfires across the nation this summer, primarily in the country's western and central regions.
HELPER, Utah, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Terra Systems, Inc. (Pink Sheets: TSYI) announced today that it has received a grant as a part of an alliance formed with the Utah State University Research Foundation and its Energy Dynamics Laboratory to fund the startup of its carbon pilot plant.
The Earth floats delicately in space, sunlight illuminating the fluid mottling of white clouds suspended over its surface.