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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 Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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Tue, 04/09/2012 - 08:42

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.

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Tue, 28/08/2012 - 15:10

Mobile applications for hurricane emergencies

On 1 August, The American Red Cross launched a free iPhone and Android application, the “Hurricane App”.

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Tue, 07/08/2012 - 15:14

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.

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Tue, 10/07/2012 - 09:03

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

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 satellite communications

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Mon, 25/06/2012 - 17:28

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

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Mon, 26/03/2012 - 08:48

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.

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Fri, 28/10/2011 - 12:30
latitude: 
18.2563
longitude: 
-84.1553

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.

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Fri, 16/09/2011 - 12:46

National Hurricane Center (NHC)