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NASA Gauges Plant Stress in Costa Rican Drought

August 9, 2019

NASA’s ECOsystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS) has imaged the stress on Costa Rican vegetation…
Expert discusses El Niño effects, prediction strategies

June 26, 2019

In the past few months, extreme weather events have caused significant damage to communities throughout the United States.…
Denmark should focus on converting straw to biofuel

June 17, 2019

New calculations from DTU indicate that there are both economic and environmental benefits from exploiting straw for biofuel…
Lifecycle analyses of climate protection measures

May 8, 2019

In future, it will be possible to assess the environmental impact of different types of climate protection solutions…
Adding a splash of color, history to weather

February 18, 2019

Water can be a blessing or a curse. In nature, the shortage of water can cause droughts and…
Warming Seas May Increase Frequency of Extreme Storms

January 29, 2019

A new NASA study shows that warming of the tropical oceans due to climate change could lead to…
Sierra snowpack melt is steady, but not for long

January 24, 2019

Snowpack loss in the northern Sierra Nevada will likely accelerate in the coming decades. Scientists at Lawrence Livermore…
New Campaign Will Track Deep Convective Clouds Over Houston

January 24, 2019

Scientists will gather detailed data on aerosol-cloud interactions within deep convective systems Deep convective clouds—the kind that often…
JPL Airborne Mission Is One of Five New Earth Ventures

September 27, 2018

Five new NASA Earth science campaigns, including one from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, will take…
GRACE-FO Satellite Switching to Backup Instrument Processing Unit

September 15, 2018

The Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO) mission team plans to switch to a backup system in…
UCI joins in launch of new NSF-funded data science and climate initiative

September 14, 2018

Investigators from UCI’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering, Donald Bren School of Information & Computer Science, and School…
Prolific Sea-Observing Satellite Turns 10

June 22, 2018

An international oceanography satellite that is tracking the ongoing rise in global sea level marks its 10th year…
Climate Change May Lead to Bigger Atmospheric Rivers

May 25, 2018

A new NASA-led study shows that climate change is likely to intensify extreme weather events known as atmospheric…
Anglers supply data for climate research

May 17, 2018

Climate change affects fish stocks, and climate scientist Mark Payne—Senior Researcher at DTU Aqua—studies the impact of climate change…
Climate research boosted with a new European super satellite

May 17, 2018

ESA’s Sentinel 3B satellite was recently launched into space from Plesetsk in Russia. Together with its ‘twin’ Sentinel 3A…
Field of meteorologists’ dreams

October 26, 2017

Right now over 200 instruments are ticking around the clock across vast stretches of wheat fields and pastureland…
New Insights From OCO-2 Showcased in Science

October 13, 2017

High-resolution satellite data from NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 are revealing the subtle ways that carbon links everything on…
Drone offers new possibilities for climate proofing of watercourses

October 10, 2017

DTU will be heading a new project, where drones and new technological measuring methods will make the monitoring…
New era in air-quality monitoring a step away

September 5, 2017

The Sentinel-5P satellite has arrived in Plesetsk in northern Russia to be prepared for liftoff on 13 October.…
NASA Mission to Study Atmospheric Disturbances from Marshall Islands

August 24, 2017

A NASA rocket mission to study disturbances in the upper atmosphere that interfere with communication and technology systems…
Sentinel-1 speeds up crop insurance payouts

August 22, 2017

For the first time in India, a state government is using satellites to assess lost crops so that…
Balloons and drones and clouds; oh, my!

August 16, 2017

Sandia collects more precise weather, climate data with help from unmanned aerial system ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Last week,…
Could Leftover Heat from Last El Niño Fuel a New One?

March 15, 2017

Some climate models are suggesting that El Niño may return later this year, but for now, the Pacific…
Amazon Study Reveals that Rainstorms Transport Atmospheric Particles Essential for Cloud Formation

October 25, 2016

Tracking atmospheric particles in a pristine environment will help scientists understand the impact of industrial aerosols on climate…
Flash of Brilliance: CALIPSO Satellite Marks ‘First Light’

June 8, 2016

On June 7, 2006, the CALIPSO satellite got to work doing something that has made atmospheric scientists very,…
Sentinel-3A feels the heat

April 7, 2016

Despite only being in orbit a matter of weeks, Sentinel-3A has already delivered some impressive first images. With…
2016 Arctic Sea Ice Wintertime Extent Hits Another Record Low

March 29, 2016

Arctic sea ice appears to have reached a record low wintertime maximum extent for the second year in…
Cloudy problems: Today’s clouds might not be the same as pre-industrial ones

March 5, 2016

Airborne particles known as “aerosols” strongly impact the way clouds form and change, but accurately capturing this effect…
Study: Rising Seas Slowed by Increasing Water on Land

February 12, 2016

New measurements from a NASA satellite have allowed researchers to identify and quantify, for the first time, how…
NOAA’s Jason-3 Spacecraft Ready for Launch

January 15, 2016

Jason-3, an international mission led by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to continue U.S.-European satellite measurements…
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