Current regional and global scale hydrological models, such as the Coupled Routing and Excess STorage (CREST) model, do not take into account the release and storage of water by man-made dams.
NASA's latest Earth-observing satellite, the NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP), is scheduled to launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Oct.
Fires burned throughout Bolivia in early September 2011.
NASA satellite images regularly map active fires around the world.
In the days and weeks before the monsoon, heat builds over India.
Thousands Of Homes Flooded In Cambodia
Taking a global view, public health issues and the environment are intimately linked.
Water isn't the only thing pouring over Niagara Falls. Pollution from fires in Ontario, Canada is also making the one thousand mile trip, while being measured by NASA's Aqua satellite.
By July 2011, Texas and New Mexico had completed the driest six-month period on record.
Researchers have devised a model to anticipate drought and forest fires in the Amazon rainforest.The research, which used precipitation records dating back to 1970 and hotspots tracked by the Moder
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