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NASA: A Look Back at a Decade of Fires

NASA's latest Earth-observing satellite, the NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP), is scheduled to launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Oct.

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Thu, 20/10/2011 - 11:33

Fires in Bolivia

Fires burned throughout Bolivia in early September 2011.

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Thu, 08/09/2011 - 13:54
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-16.2902
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-63.5886

Landsat image maps aid fire recovery efforts

NASA satellite images regularly map active fires around the world.

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Thu, 25/08/2011 - 11:15
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32.4242
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-110.74

Dust and Pollution Rise Before the Monsoon

In the days and weeks before the monsoon, heat builds over India.

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Wed, 24/08/2011 - 17:10
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32.1024
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77.5619

Monsoon affects Pakistan and Cambodia

Thousands Of Homes Flooded In Cambodia

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Wed, 17/08/2011 - 15:04
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12.9277
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104.054

Connecting Environmental Observations with Cholera Outbreaks in Bangladesh

Taking a global view, public health issues and the environment are intimately linked.

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Wed, 10/08/2011 - 15:41
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38.9957
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-76.8519

NASA Measures Wildfire Pollution Pour Over Niagara Falls

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.

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Mon, 01/08/2011 - 15:14
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43.0904
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-79.0861

Texas Drought Disaster

By July 2011, Texas and New Mexico had completed the driest six-month period on record.

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Wed, 27/07/2011 - 12:08
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31.9686
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-99.9018

Amazon drought and forest fire prediction system devised

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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Thu, 21/07/2011 - 11:52
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-14.235
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-51.9253

Here's Looking @ Earth... First Volcanoes... Now Snow

Ordinarily, the flashes of white in South America’s Atacama Desert rise from salt pans.But on July 7, 2011, when the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terr

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Wed, 13/07/2011 - 17:05
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-35.6751
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-71.543