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Satellite observations improve earthquake monitoring, response
Researchers at the University of Iowa and the United States Geologic Survey report data gathered by orbiting satellites can yield more information about destructive earthquakes and can improve aid and humanitarian response efforts. (2019-06-14)
NASA finds tropical cyclone Vayu off India's Gujarat coast
NASA's Terra satellite showed Tropical Cyclone Vayu still lingering near the northwestern coast of India, and its cloud-filled eye remained offshore. (2019-06-14)
What drives Yellowstone's massive elk migrations?
Yellowstone's migratory elk rely primarily on environmental cues, including a retreating snowline and the greening grasses of spring, to decide when to make the treks between their winter ranges and summer ranges, shows a new study led by University of California, Berkeley, researchers. (2019-06-14)
NASA finds Tropical Cyclone's Vayu getting stretched
When NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the Northern Indian Ocean, it captured an infrared image that revealed Tropical Cyclone Vayu was elongating. (2019-06-14)
No direct link between north Atlantic currents, sea level along New England coast
A new study by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) clarifies what influence major currents in the North Atlantic have on sea level along the northeastern United States. (2019-06-14)
Satellite sees tropical cyclone Vayu centered off India coastline
Tropical Cyclone Vayu's eye was just off the western coast of India when the NOAA-20 satellite passed overhead and captured a visible image of the storm. (2019-06-13)
NASA reveals Tropical Cyclone Vayu's compact center
Visible imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite showed Tropical Cyclone Vayu has a compact central dense overcast cloud cover. (2019-06-12)
NASA takes Tropical Cyclone's Vayu's temperature
NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the Northern Indian Ocean and took the temperature of Tropical Cyclone Vayu as it moved northward in the Arabian Sea. (2019-06-11)
NASA catches development of Tropical Cyclone 02A
Visible imagery from NASA's Terra satellite provided confirmation of the development of Tropical Cyclone 02A in the Arabian Sea, Northern Indian Ocean. (2019-06-10)
Feeling heat on the roof of the world
The Tibetan Plateau, also known as the 'roof of the world,' is getting hotter. (2019-06-06)
More mysterious jars of the dead unearthed in Laos
Archaeologists have discovered 15 new sites in Laos containing more than one hundred 1,000-year-old massive stone jars possibly used for the dead. (2019-06-06)
A new method for 3D reconstructions of eruptive events on sun
An international team of scientists, led by Skoltech professor Tatiana Podladchikova, has developed a new 3D method for reconstructing space weather phenomena; in particular, the shock waves produced by the Sun's energy outbursts. (2019-06-05)
UNH researchers find slowdown in Earth's temps stabilized nature's calendar
According to researchers at the University of New Hampshire, when the rate of the Earth's air temperature slows down for a significant amount of time, so can phenology. (2019-06-03)
Remote sensing of toxic algal blooms
Algal blooms in the Red Sea can be detected with a new method that accounts for dust storms and aerosols. (2019-06-03)
Researchers develop new method to gauge atmosphere's ability to clear methane
Methane is one of the most potent greenhouse gases. Hydroxyl radicals (OH) react with methane and break it down, but it's been hard for scientists to get a handle on how much OH is present in the atmosphere at high-enough spatial and temporal resolution to be useful. (2019-06-03)
NASA sees strong storms in developing gulf system 91L
NASA's Aqua satellite used infrared light to analyze the strength of storms in the developing low pressure area designated as System 91L is it moved through the Gulf of Campeche just north of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. (2019-06-03)
Better conservation through satellites
The use of satellite telemetry in conservation is entering a 'golden age,' and is now being used to track the movements of individual animals at unprecedented scales. (2019-05-31)
The power of empathy in product development
'Subtle things, such as imagining how someone else would feel, can have a huge impact on creativity in general,' says UConn's Kelly Herd. (2019-05-28)
First ICESat-2 global data released: Ice, forests and more
More than a trillion new measurements of Earth's height - blanketing everything from glaciers in Greenland, to mangrove forests in Florida, to sea ice surrounding Antarctica - are now available to the public. (2019-05-28)
Climate change may make the arctic tundra a drier landscape
With climate change, the Arctic tundra is likely to become drier. (2019-05-23)
24% of West Antarctic ice is now unstable
In only 25 years, ocean melting has caused ice thinning to spread across West Antarctica so rapidly that a quarter of its glacier ice is now affected, according to a new study. (2019-05-16)
Ex-Tropical Cyclone Ann moving over Australia's Cape York Peninsula
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Southern Pacific Ocean and captured a visible image of the remnants of Tropical Cyclone Ann moving over Queensland's Cape York Peninsula. (2019-05-15)
NASA finds tropical cyclone Ann over the great barrier reef
Australia's world-famous Great Barrier Reef is located in the Coral Sea, east of Queensland and on May 14, 2019 Tropical Cyclone Ann was moving over it. (2019-05-14)
The moon is quaking as it shrinks
A new analysis suggests that the moon is actively shrinking and producing moonquakes along thousands of cliffs called thrust faults spread over the moon's surface. (2019-05-13)
New research accurately predicts Australian wheat yield months before harvest
Topping the list of Australia's major crops, wheat is grown on more than half the country's cropland and is a key export commodity. (2019-05-13)
NASA-NOAA satellite catches Tropical Cyclone Ann threatening Queensland
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Southern Pacific Ocean and captured a visible image of Tropical Cyclone Ann in the Coral Sea, off the east coast of Queensland, Australia. (2019-05-13)
NASA Northern quadrant strength in Tropical Cyclone Lili
NASA's Aqua satellite used infrared light to analyze the strength of storms in Tropical Cyclone Lili as it moved through the Southern Indian Ocean. (2019-05-10)
NASA-NOAA satellite catches formation of Tropical Cyclone Lili
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Southern Indian Ocean and captured a visible image of newly formed Tropical Cyclone Lili, located north of the coast of Australia's Northern Territory. (2019-05-09)
New study in Nature: Just one-third of the world's longest rivers remain free-flowing
Infrastructure development and other man-made changes have already fragmented or disrupted two-thirds of Earth's longest rivers. (2019-05-08)
When a tree falls in St. Louis, will the power go out?
Saint Louis University researchers paired satellite imaging data with machine learning techniques to map local tree species and health. (2019-05-06)
NASA reveals heavy rainfall in Tropical Cyclone Fani
Satellite data revealed heavy rainfall in powerful Tropical Cyclone Fani before it made landfall in northeastern India. (2019-05-03)
NASA goes infrared on powerful Tropical Cyclone Fani
NASA's Aqua satellite focused an infrared eye on a very powerful Tropical Cyclone Fani as it approached landfall in northeastern India. (2019-05-02)
NASA satellites track Tropical Cyclone Fani along Eastern India's coastline
NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites have been providing infrared, microwave and visible imagery of Tropical Cyclone Fani as it continued to move northward along the eastern coast of India. (2019-05-01)
NASA's Aqua Satellite finds Tropical Cyclone Fani stronger, more organized
Visible imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite showed Tropical Cyclone Fani appeared more organized than the previous day. (2019-04-30)
NASA looks at Tropical Storm Fani's rainfall rates
Tropical Storm Fani formed in the Northern Indian Ocean over the weekend of April 27 and 28, 2019. (2019-04-29)
NASA shows winds causing Tropical Cyclone Lorna's demise
NASA's Aqua satellite saw Tropical Cyclone Lorna was being torn apart by strong northwesterly wind shear in the Southern Indian Ocean. (2019-04-29)
NASA's Aqua satellite tracks Tropical Cyclone Lorna
As Tropical Storm Lorna continued moving in a southerly direction in the Southeastern Indian Ocean, NASA's Aqua satellite passed overhead and provided forecasters with a look at the storm. (2019-04-26)
NASA sees remnants of Tropical Cyclone Kenneth over northern Mozambique
NASA's Aqua satellite provided a visible image of the remnant clouds and storms still lingering over northern Mozambique on April 26. (2019-04-26)
Ocean winds and waves have slightly strengthened over last three decades
Over the last three decades, wind speeds and wave heights have increased, even if just a little, in most places around the world, with the greatest increases occurring in the Southern Ocean. (2019-04-25)
NASA finds a more circular Tropical Cyclone Lorna
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Southern Indian Ocean and captured a visible image of what appeared to be a more organized Tropical Cyclone Lorna. (2019-04-25)
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