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Study Shows Poleward Shift In Tropical Storm Peak Intensity
2014-05-15 11:46:07

A new report has found that the latitude at which tropical storms reach their peak intensity is moving toward the poles – suggesting the term ‘tropical storm’ is slowly becoming somewhat of misnomer.

Invasive Pests Compromise Native Trees' Ability To Recover From Guam's Severe Storms
2014-01-31 14:13:15

Guam experiences more tropical cyclones than any other state or territory in the United States. These cyclones--called typhoons in the western Pacific Ocean--can be devastating to Guam's dense native forests.

Soap Bubbles Used To Predict Cyclone Intensity
2014-01-08 08:38:25

Could soap bubbles be used to predict the strength of hurricanes and typhoons? However unexpected it may sound, this question prompted physicists at the Laboratoire Ondes et Matière d'Aquitaine (CNRS/université de Bordeaux) to perform a highly novel experiment: they used soap bubbles to model atmospheric flow.

NASA Sees Tropical Cyclone Bruce Staying Away From Land
2013-12-22 17:11:29

Tropical Cyclone Bruce continued to strengthen over wide open waters of the Southern Indian Ocean and NASA satellite data showed its eye had cleared of clouds. Bruce is forecast to stay away from land areas and weaken over the next four days.

Arctic Cyclones 40 Percent More Active Than Previously Believed
2013-12-12 08:58:25

Approximately 1,900 Arctic cyclones occurred between 2000 and 2010 – 40 percent more than previously thought, according to research presented Thursday at the 2013 fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco, California.

Massive Rainfall Totals From 2013 Philippine Tropical Cyclones Shown In New NASA Animations
2013-12-07 08:39:03

Rainfall data from the TRMM satellite was compiled and analyzed for tropical cyclones affecting the Philippines in 2013 and made into a movie.

2013 One Of The Warmest Years Record
2013-11-14 10:59:08

As you raise a glass this New Year’s Eve, you may want to toast to 2013 as being one of the warmest years since modern records began in 1850.

NASA Sees Typhoon Krosa Lashing Luzon, Philippines
2013-10-31 13:57:41

There's nothing more scary for Halloween than a typhoon, and the residents in Luzon, in the northern Philippines are being lashed by Typhoon Krosa today, Oct. 31.

NASA Sees Tropical Storm Francisco's Rainfall
2013-10-25 07:07:49

NASA's TRMM satellite flew above the center of Tropical Storm Francisco in the western North Pacific Ocean early on Oct. 24 and data was used to create a 3-D image of the storm's structure.


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