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Typhoon Bolaven Dwarfs Typhoon Tembin Seen By NASA
2012-08-27 14:41:10

NASA satellites are providing imagery and data on Typhoon Tembin southwest of Taiwan, and Typhoon Bolaven is it barrels northwest through the Yellow Sea. In a stunning image from NASA's Aqua satellite, Bolaven appears twice as large as Tembin. NASA's Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument that flies onboard the Terra satellite captured a remarkable image of Typhoon Tembin being dwarfed by giant Typhoon Bolaven at 0240 UTC on Aug. 27, 2012. The visible image shows...

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2011-08-08 12:15:00

Muifa headed for landfall today Tropical Storm Muifa is filling up the Yellow Sea on NASA satellite imagery as it continues moving north today to a landfall in East China's Shandong province. NASA's Aqua satellite captured visible and infrared imagery that shows Muifa's cloud cover stretches across the Yellow Sea, from China to the west to South and North Korea to the east. At 18:25 UTC 2:25 p.m. EDT, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument on NASA's Aqua...

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2010-06-29 13:15:00

Finless porpoises may be more endangered than previously thought. A new study of finless porpoises, a rare type of toothed whale, found that there are two species, not one, and they rarely intermingle. Scientists say that finless porpoises living in the fresh waters of China's Yangtze river are genetically unique, numbering fewer than 1000.  They warn that greater efforts must be made to prevent these animals. The whales inhabit a wide range of tropical and temperate waters...

2005-08-10 03:57:12

DORASAN, South Korea (Reuters) - North and South Korea successfully tested a hotline on Wednesday aimed at helping avoid naval confrontations in the Yellow Sea by allowing direct contact between the two militaries. The two Koreas, which remain technically at war, agreed last month to confidence-building steps, including setting up hotlines and completing the removal of propaganda signs on both sides of the heavily militarized border dividing the peninsula. The military communications...