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NASA satellite sees Tropical Depression 06W near the Philippines

The sixth western Pacific tropical cyclone (06W) of 2011 has developed near the Philippines and the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite saw some heavy rainfall in the storm. Tropical Depression 06W was dropping the heaviest rain over the open waters of the Western North Pacific Ocean on June 17 as the storm continues to move toward China.

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Mon, 20/06/2011 - 16:32

What Will Climate Change and Sea Level Rise Mean for Barrier Islands?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Thu, 16/06/2011 - 16:27

NASA and ESA provide Satellite views and video of the Chilean Volcano Eruption

NASA Provides a Two-Satellite View and Video of the Chilean Volcano Eruption 

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Fri, 10/06/2011 - 12:51

Landsat Data for the World

Working in close collaboration with the US Department of the Interior (DOI), Esri is pleased to announce the release of Landsat image services. These provide access to almost four decades' worth of Global Land Survey (GLS) Landsat data developed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and DOI's US Geological Survey. Esri provides access to the full multispectral, multitemporal Landsat data for free on ArcGIS Online as dynamic image services.

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Wed, 08/06/2011 - 10:39

NASA's TRMM Satellite Sees a Well-Organized, Major Typhoon Songda

Typhoon Songda was east of the Philippines when the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite had an early evening view on May 25, 2011 at 0903 UTC (05:03 EDT) and saw good organization within the storm and heavy rainfall. Songda has intensified into a major typhoon as it tracks parallel to the east coast of the northern Philippines, spawning warnings.

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Thu, 26/05/2011 - 16:24

NASA's NPP Satellite Successfully Completes Thermal Vac Testing

GREENBELT, Md. -- The NASA National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) Preparatory Project (NPP) climate and weather satellite has successfully passed all environmental testing with the recent completion of thermal vacuum testing at Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp's production and test facility in Boulder, Colo.

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Thu, 26/05/2011 - 14:52

Wildfires in Alberta, Canada

On May 16, 2011, tan and gray smoke spread hundreds of kilometers across Alberta, Saskatchewan, and the Northwest Territories in Canada. At 10:00 a.m., the Alberta government reported 116 fires burning in the province, 34 of them out of control. The following day, the total number of fires had dropped to 100, and the number of uncontrolled fires had dropped to 22. But four new fires had started to burn out of control.

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Thu, 19/05/2011 - 14:58

Satellite Images Display Extreme Mississippi River Flooding from Space

Recent Landsat satellite data captured by the USGS and NASA on May 10 shows the major flooding of the Mississippi River around Memphis, Tenn. and along the state borders of Tennessee, Kentucky, Missouri, and Arkansas as seen from 438 miles above the Earth.

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Mon, 16/05/2011 - 17:57

NASA Satellite Observes Damage Path of April Tornadoes in Alabama

Recent images of the April 27 storm damage path have been captured by NASA's Terra satellite, part of NASA's Earth Observing Satellite system, or EOS.

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Mon, 09/05/2011 - 18:18

Tornado Tracks Seen from Space

Tornado tracks from last week's powerful oubreak of events in the southern USA are visible in data from NASA's Aqua satellite and the Landsat satellite.

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Tue, 03/05/2011 - 17:51

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