Using NASA Earth Observations to Evaluate the Relationship Between Land Use/Land Cover and Tornadogenesis in Alabama

The April 27, 2011, tornado outbreak was the second-deadliest in U.S. history, and the deadliest since the Doppler Radar system has been used to warn communities. Alabama has been involved in six of the 10 deadliest tornado outbreaks in U.S. history.


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Thu, 10/11/2011 - 09:07





NASA Satellite Observes Damage Path of April Tornadoes in Alabama

Recent images of the April 27 storm damage path have been captured by NASA's Terra satellite, part of NASA's Earth Observing Satellite system, or EOS.


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Mon, 09/05/2011 - 18:18

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The Land, Atmosphere Near-Real-Time Capability For EOS (LANCE)

The past decade has seen a rapid increase in availability and usage of near-real-time data from satellite sensors. The EOSDIS ( Data and Information System) was not originally designed to provide data with sufficiently low latency to satisfy the requirements for near-real-time users.


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Wed, 23/02/2011 - 12:29
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