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NASA examines Hurricane Delta's early morning structure
The NASA-NOAA Suomi NPP satellite provided two nighttime views of Hurricane Delta as it moved toward the U.S. Gulf Coast. A moonlit image and an infrared image revealed the extent and organization of the intensifying hurricane. (2020-10-08)

Infrared NASA imagery finds Chan-hom organizing, consolidating
NASA's Aqua satellite analyzed the large Tropical Storm Chan-hom as it tracked through the Northwestern Pacific Ocean. Aqua imagery showed the storm was consolidating, indicating a strengthening trend. (2020-10-06)

NASA gages Tropical Storm Delta's strength in infrared
NASA's Aqua satellite analyzed Tropical Storm Delta in infrared imagery as it moved through the Caribbean Sea. The imagery provided cloud top temperatures to identify the strongest areas within the storm. (2020-10-05)

NASA imagery reveals strongest areas of Tropical Storm Beta
NASA's Aqua satellite analyzed Tropical Storm Beta in infrared imagery to determine where the strongest parts of the storm were located. Beta is expected to stall inland over Texas today, Sept. 21, and heavy rains will continue over portions of the middle and upper Texas coast. (2020-09-22)

NASA analyzes rainfall and rainmaking capability in Hurricane Sally
NASA satellites provided a look at the rainfall potential in Hurricane Sally before and after it made landfall in southern Alabama. NASA's Aqua satellite and IMERG analysis were used to analyze the storm's flooding potential. (2020-09-17)

NASA finds coldest cloud tops on hurricane Teddy's western side
NASA analyzed the cloud top temperatures in Hurricane Teddy using infrared light to determine the strength of the storm. Infrared imagery revealed that the strongest storms were on Teddy's western side. (2020-09-16)

NASA Aqua satellite casts three eyes on sally and finds heavy rain potential
NASA's Aqua satellite analyzed the cloud top temperatures and water vapor content in Hurricane Sally as it crawls toward landfall, and found the potential for large amounts of rainfall, which, coupled with slow movement, can lead to catastrophic flooding. Two instruments provided three views of Sally's temperatures and water vapor that revealed the soaking capability of the slow-moving hurricane. (2020-09-15)

NASA catches development of eastern Atlantic's tropical storm Vicky
NASA's Aqua satellite analyzed a low-pressure area in the far eastern Atlantic Ocean, and it showed the system becoming more organized. Soon after Aqua passed overhead, the low became Tropical Depression 21. Hours later, the storm strengthened into Tropical Storm Vicky. (2020-09-14)

Infrared NASA imagery provides Paulette's temperature palette
NASA's Aqua satellite analyzed Tropical Storm Paulette in infrared imagery as it moved through the Central Atlantic Ocean. At NASA, the imagery was false-colored to show cloud-top temperature gradients and identify the locations of the strongest storms. The imagery also indicated Paulette was being affected by wind shear. (2020-09-10)

NASA infrared imagery shows Tropical Storm Rene's seesaw of strength
Tropical Storm Rene weakened to a tropical depression late on Sept. 8 but regained tropical storm status on Sept. 9, 2020. Infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite captured Rene as it was twice transitioning. (2020-09-09)

NASA satellites catch Typhoon Haishen before and after landfall
Formerly a typhoon, Tropical Storm Haishen made landfall in South Korea on Monday, Sept. 2, 2020 and continued moving north toward China. NASA's Aqua satellite provided an infrared view of Haishen as a typhoon before landfall and a visible image after landfall as an extra-tropical storm. (2020-09-08)

NASA-NOAA satellite tracking record-breaking Tropical Storm Paulette
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided forecasters with a visible image of Tropical Storm Paulette as it tracked through the Central North Atlantic Ocean on Sept. 8, 2020. Paulette, like some other tropical storms this year, has broken a season record. (2020-09-08)

NASA satellites capture Isaias' nighttime track into Canada
Tropical Storm Isaias has transitioned into a post-tropical storm as it moved out of the U.S. and into eastern Canada on Aug. 5 and 6. NASA created an animation of nighttime satellite imagery that shows Isaias' track up the U.S. East Coast. (2020-08-06)

NASA infrared imagery shows Hagupit nearing landfall in China
NASA's Aqua satellite provided a look at Typhoon Hagupit as it was nearing landfall in southeastern China. (2020-08-04)

NASA providing data on Tropical Storm Isaias as it blankets eastern seaboard
Tropical Storm Isaias made landfall late on Aug. 3 and by today, Aug. 4, the huge storm stretched from Virginia to Maine. NASA satellites have been providing forecasters with rainfall rates, cloud top temperatures, storm extent and strength as Isaias batters the U.S. East Coast. (2020-08-04)

NASA-NOAA satellite tracks Isaias' development, movement, soaking potential
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided visible imagery of the development and movement of Tropical Storm Isaias is it moved into the eastern Caribbean Sea. NASA's Aqua satellite provided temperature information that gave insight into Isaias' rainmaking potential. (2020-07-30)

NASA tracks Hanna's soaking path into Mexico
NASA's Aqua satellite provided infrared data on Tropical Depression Hanna while imagery from NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite was used to create an animation showing its movement from Texas to Mexico. Infrared data can reveal the location of powerful storms that generate heavy rainfall and Hanna drenched Texas upon landfall over the weekend of July 25-26. (2020-07-27)

NASA sees record-breaking new Tropical Storm Gonzalo strengthening
The seventh named tropical cyclone of the North Atlantic Ocean has formed, and like some others this season, it has broken a record. NASA's Aqua satellite provided a look at the small record-breaker. (2020-07-22)

For next-generation semiconductors, 2D tops 3D
POSTECH research team designs a halide perovskite material for the next-generation memory device. Commercialization is accelerated for next-generation data storage device via low-operating voltage and high-performance resistive switching memory. (2020-07-13)

NASA sees storms wrapping around Tropical Cyclone Cristina
The analysis of Tropical Cyclone Cristina's cloud top temperatures revealed some bands of thunderstorms were developing and wrapping around the center of the storm's circulation. (2020-07-09)

NASA infrared imagery indicates cristobal's heavy rainmaking capabilities
One of the ways NASA observes tropical cyclones is by using infrared data that provides temperature information and indicates storm strength. The AIRS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite gathered that data and revealed Cristobal has the potential to generate heavy rainfall. That rainfall is now soaking Mexico and portions of Central America as Cristobal meanders. (2020-06-04)

NASA infrared data shows Tropical Cyclone Nisarga strengthened before landfall
Satellite data of Tropical Cyclone Nisarga's cloud top temperatures revealed that the storm had strengthened before it began making landfall in west central India. (2020-06-03)

NASA continues tracking Tropical Cyclone Harold's excessive rainfall
powerful Tropical Cyclone Harold from the Solomon Islands to the island of Tonga in the South Pacific. Satellite data was used to calculate the rainfall generated as Harold moved through the Southern Pacific Ocean. NASA also provided infrared imagery on Harold. (2020-04-09)

NASA infrared data analyzes cloud top temperatures in Tropical Cyclone Claudia
Satellite data of Tropical Cyclone Claudia's cloud top temperatures revealed that the storm was weakening. (2020-01-15)

NASA finds heavy rain potential in Tropical Cyclone Blake
NASA's Aqua satellite provided a near visible image and analyzed the cloud top temperatures in Tropical Cyclone Blake, located along the northern coast of Western Australia. Tropical Cyclone Blake is just north of Broome, a coastal town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. (2020-01-06)

NASA finds heavy rain potential in tropical storm Sarai
NASA analyzed the cloud top temperatures in Tropical Storm Sarai using infrared light to determine the strength of the storm. Sarai has triggered warnings for Fiji and Tonga in the Southern Pacific Ocean, (2019-12-27)

NASA finds Tropical Storm Belna's heavy rainfall potential shrinks
Tropical Storm Belna weakened after it made landfall in northwestern Madagascar, and infrared imagery from NASA showed how the area of strong storms within had diminished. Cold cloud top temperatures can tell forecasters if a tropical cyclone has the potential to generate heavy rainfall, and that is exactly what NASA's Aqua satellite found on Dec. 10 over a much smaller area than was occurring on Dec. 9. (2019-12-11)

NASA's temp check on Tropical Storm Belna finds heavy rainfall potential
Cold cloud top temperatures can tell forecasters if a tropical cyclone has the potential to generate heavy rainfall, and that is exactly what NASA's Aqua satellite found when it observed the temperatures in Tropical Cyclone Belna over northwestern Madagascar. (2019-12-10)

NASA finds heavy rain potential in Tropical Storm Rita
NASA analyzed the cloud top temperatures in Tropical Storm Rita using infrared light to determine the strength of the storm. Rita has triggered warnings in the island nation of Vanuatu. (2019-11-26)

NASA finds heavy rain potential in typhoon Kalmaegi
NASA analyzed the cloud top temperatures in Typhoon Kalmaegi using infrared light to determine the strength of the storm. Kalmaegi is known locally as Ramon in the Philippines where warnings are in effect. (2019-11-18)

NASA infrared data shows strength in Fengshen
Tropical Storm Fengshen's cold cloud top temperatures revealed that the storm was maintaining strength as a strong tropical storm. Forecasters expect Fengshen will continue strengthening and reach typhoon status. (2019-11-14)

Satellite and reanalysis data can substitute field observations over Asian water tower
Satellite data sets are found reliable to reproduce the total column water vapor characteristics over the Tibetan Plateau. (2019-11-12)

NASA looks at Tropical Cyclone Maha's water vapor concentration
When NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the Northern Indian Ocean, water vapor data provided information about the intensity of Tropical Cyclone Maha. (2019-11-05)

NASA finds Tropical Storm Maha's heavy rain potential over Lakshadweep
Tropical Cyclone Maha continued to move north along the southwestern coast of India when NASA's Aqua satellite passed overhead and analyzed the cloud top temperatures. Satellite imagery showed the storms with the greatest rainfall potential were over the Lakshadweep islands. (2019-11-01)

NASA finds Arabian sea tropical cyclone Kyarr's heavy rainfall
Tropical Cyclone Kyarr is moving through the central Arabian Sea and NASA provided forecasters with an analysis of rainfall rates occurring in the powerful tropical cyclone. (2019-10-28)

NASA finds heavy rain potential in typhoon Bualoi over Marianas
Typhoon Bualoi was lashing the Marianas Islands in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean when NASA's Aqua satellite passed overhead and analyzed the cloud top temperatures to give forecasters insight into the storm's rain potential. (2019-10-22)

NASA finds heavy rain potential in Tropical Storm Hikaa
The Northern Indian Ocean has generated a new tropical cyclone. NASA provided an infrared look a recently formed Tropical Storm Hikaa, moving through the Arabian Sea. (2019-09-23)

NASA infrared data shows heavy rain potential along gulf from Imelda
One of the ways NASA researches tropical cyclones is using infrared data that provides temperature information. The AIRS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured a look at those temperatures in Tropical Depression Imelda and gave insight into the storm's rainfall potential over eastern Texas. (2019-09-18)

NASA finds Humberto strengthening off the Florida Coast
NASA's Aqua Satellite provided a visible image of Tropical Storm Humberto as it was strengthening off the Florida coast on Sept. 15, 2019. Humberto became a hurricane late in the day. (2019-09-16)

NASA finds Kiko weakening in the Eastern Pacific
NASA's Aqua satellite provided forecasters at the National Hurricane Center with infrared data and cloud top temperature information on Hurricane Kiko. Wind shear was affecting the storm and had closed the eye. (2019-09-16)

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