weather monitoring

Scientists aim to improve weather warnings using satellite-based infrared luminance data

Himawari-8 in orbit

A group of scientists from the Riken Advanced Institute for Computational Science has undertaken a new project that aims to improve weather forecasting. The project makes use of data from the Japanese Himawari-8 satellite and combines it with a supercomputer programme at the Riken science institute.

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UK and South Africa sign space based scientific agreement

Satellite image of Cape Town, South Africa (Image: NASA)

Last 16 of July the UK Space Agency (UKSA) and the South African Space Agency (SANSA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to increase collaboration in scientific projects related to space.

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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. The storm, which began as a tropical depression on October 23 in the western Caribbean, is adding misery and destruction to a region that has been battered by heavy rain and flooding events.

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Fri, 28/10/2011 - 12:30

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China: Prepared for the Worst - Measures are taken to enhance disaster relief

According to a joint statement issued by the Ministry of Civil Affairs (MOCA) and the National Disaster Reduction Commission (NDRC) on October 10, natural disasters left 1,074 people dead or missing across China in the first nine months of this year.

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Thu, 27/10/2011 - 18:58
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