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International Charter activated for floods in USA

Hurricane Isaac at Night

On 31 August 2012, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) activated the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters on behalf of the Federal

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Tue, 04/09/2012 - 08:42
Tue, 09/04/2012

Tropical Storm Isaac: Esri offers tracking map

Esri offers a free interactive map for tracking Isaac, a Tropical Storm rolling over the Gulf of Mexico on the verge of becoming a hurricane. The map was built using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript and is powered by ArcGIS Server.

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Tue, 28/08/2012 - 15:10
Tue, 08/28/2012

Mobile applications for hurricane emergencies

On 1 August, The American Red Cross launched a free iPhone and Android application, the “Hurricane App”. It includes features such as emergency checklists, weather updates, shelter locaters and a flashlight.

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Tue, 07/08/2012 - 15:14
Tue, 08/07/2012

NASA analyzes twin hurricanes Emilia and Daniel

NASA's TRMM satellite passed over the hurricanes that are passing over the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Emilia and Daniel. In pinpointed the intensity of the rainfall within each storm, the data reveals their power. Emilia is dropping rain at a greater rate than Daniel according to satellite data.

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Tue, 10/07/2012 - 09:03
Tue, 07/10/2012

NASA Satellite Sees Birth of Tropical Storm Debby

As tropical cyclone Debby-12 is approaching Florida, the state of emergency was declared yesterday, 25 June 2012.

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Tue, 26/06/2012 - 12:39
Tue, 06/26/2012

Satellites to support NASA's hurricane research

NASA contracted the Spanish HISPASAT Group, to which the Spanish satellite telecommunications operator HISPASAT and the Brazilian operator HISPAMAR both belong, to provide

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Mon, 25/06/2012 - 17:28

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Mon, 06/25/2012

NOAA Announces Modification to Hurricane Scale

Effective on May 15, 2012, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is making a modification to the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, which is being used as a standard to measure hurricane intensity. The change broadens the Category 4 wind speed range by one mile per hour (mph) at each end of the range, yielding a new range of 130-156 mph.

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Mon, 26/03/2012 - 08:48

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Mon, 03/26/2012

Looking Inside Hurricane Rina

After a two-week period without any named storms, the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season revived in late October with the arrival of Hurricane Rina. The storm, which began as a tropical depression on October 23 in the western Caribbean, is adding misery and destruction to a region that has been battered by heavy rain and flooding events.

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Fri, 28/10/2011 - 12:30

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NASA Satellites Busy at the Peak of Hurricane Season

During the first two weeks of September, and the peak of the Atlantic Hurricane season, NASA satellites were keeping tabs on a number of tropical systems. NASA’s Aqua, Terra, EO-1 and Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellites provided rainfall rates, cloud height, cloud temperature, sea surface temperatures, and extent of cloud cover throughout the life of all the tropical cyclones.

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Fri, 16/09/2011 - 12:46

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