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Tracking forest threats

Alerts from an early warning system developed in part by DOE's Oak Ridge National Laboratory could help protect forests across the U.S. from the threats of insects, disease and wildfire.

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Tue, 08/03/2011 - 15:39
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SERVIR

The SERVIR mechanism is a joint venture between NASA and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) that integrates satellite observations, ground-based data and forec

NASA satellites capture data on monster winter storm affecting 30 states

It has already been called one of the largest winter storms since the 1950s and it is affecting 30 U.S. states today with snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain.

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Thu, 03/02/2011 - 12:24
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Hacking for Humanity: Random Hacks of Kindness Takes New York

Parsons The New School for Design and the United Nations Global Pulse hosted the New York event of Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK), a global initiative held in over twenty locations around the worl

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Fri, 10/12/2010 - 16:22
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NASA Administrator launches SERVIR-Himalaya Programme with ICIMOD in Kathmandu

The SERVIR-Himalaya system is being launched today, 5th October, by Mr. Charles F. Bolden Jr., NASA Administrator, and Mr.

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Tue, 05/10/2010 - 14:38
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Remote Sensing of the Forests of Belize

CATHALAC and NASA in collaboration with the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment of Belize have completed a remote sensing-based assessment of deforestation and forest cover dynamics o

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Wed, 11/08/2010 - 14:04
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NASA Instrument Tracks Pollution from Russian Fires

Drought and the worst heat wave Russia has seen in 130 years have sparked a devastating outbreak of wildfires across the nation this summer, primarily in the country's western and central regions.

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Mon, 09/08/2010 - 11:24
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June 2010

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Mon, 05/07/2010

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Monitoring the Gulf Coast Oil Spill - UPDATED 05/05/2010

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

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Thu, 29/04/2010 - 11:02
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Using Satellite Imagery to assess the ash cloud after volcanic eruption - UPDATED 20/4/2010

Volcanic eruption Iceland on April 15, 2010 - DLR evaluating satellite data to investigate the effects of the eruptions on the atmosphere.

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Mon, 19/04/2010 - 09:58
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