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Argonne’s innovative community software is on weather scientists’ radar

February 11, 2019

The Python-ARM Radar Toolkit, originally designed to meet the U.S. Department of Energy’s needs, is now making an…
2018 Fourth Warmest Year in Continued Warming Trend, According to NASA, NOAA

February 7, 2019

Earth’s global surface temperatures in 2018 were the fourth warmest since 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA…
Tackling drought with data visualisation

February 1, 2019

The long stretch of dry weather is putting pressure on farmers and communities across the country. Plus climate…
Predicting Urban and Coastal Microclimates

January 30, 2019

A mobile laboratory containing sensors that measure wind speed and direction, air quality, precipitation, and other atmospheric variables…
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…
NASA Tests Tiny Satellites to Track Global Storms

September 26, 2018

How many times have you stepped outside into a surprise rainstorm without an umbrella and wished that weather…
ECOSTRESS Maps LA’s Hot Spots

September 20, 2018

NASA’s ECOsystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS) captured new imagery of variations in surface-temperature patterns…
New Study Tracks Hurricane Harvey Stormwater with GPS

September 20, 2018

Hurricane Harvey dumped more than 5 feet (1.5 meters) of water on southeast Texas in late August 2017,…
Forty years of Meteosat

November 23, 2017

ESA’s first Earth observation satellite was launched on 23 November 1977. When the first Meteosat satellite took its…
Radar Data Returns to Hurricane Damaged Puerto Rico

November 20, 2017

Radar data is flowing again in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, feeding weather forecasts and warnings…
Raspberry Pi: Visualising Weather Station data with Initial State

November 16, 2017

Since we launched the Oracle Weather Station project, we’ve collected more than six million records from our network…
NASA-led Mission Studies Storm Intensification

August 17, 2017

A group of NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientists, including scientists from NASA’s Jet Propulsion…
NASA’s High-Altitude Plane Takes to the Sky for GOES-16 Field Campaign

April 12, 2017

A NASA ER-2 high-altitude plane has taken to the air to complete phase one of the 11-week GOES-16…
Team tests new device that finds sunshine on cloudy days

January 23, 2017

It was cold and cloudy. Campus was still being cleaned up after a December ice storm. Nevertheless, atop…
NASA JPL Satellites Dissect Powerful Hurricane Matthew

October 11, 2016

Hurricane forecasters use many different types of data to forecast a storm’s intensity and track. NASA satellites and…
NASA Scientific Balloon Team Hopes to Break Flight Duration Record with New Zealand Launch

March 6, 2016

After years of tests and development, NASA’s Balloon Program team is on the cusp of expanding the envelope…
Satellite Animation Shows Powerful Storm in Central US

December 29, 2015

An animation of satellite imagery over the course of two days shows a massive low pressure system that…
Patricia (Eastern Pacific)

October 24, 2015

Oct. 23, 2015 – Update #3 – NASA Analyzes Record-Breaking Hurricane Patricia NASA satellites and instruments have been…
The Smallest Weather Station

May 13, 2015

Weather Point is a small gadget compatible with mobile devices that serves as a thermometer, humidity meter, UV index…
TZOA The Environment Tracker

December 15, 2014

Tzoa is wearable device that measures air pollution and UV exposure in your  environment using sensor technology. Sunshine…
New Airborne GPS Technology for Weather Conditions Takes Flight

March 19, 2014

GPS technology has broadly advanced science and society’s ability to pinpoint precise information, from driving directions to tracking…
Satellite Shows Major Winter Storm Hitting the U.S. South

February 12, 2014

Clouds associated with the major winter storm that is bringing wintry precipitation and chilly temperatures to the U.S.…
Click away the snow

January 6, 2014

The control center at the Cologne Bonn Airport coordinates a number of actors during winter services. A new…
NASA to Investigate Tropical Storm Humberto: Atlantic’s Second “Zombie Tropical Storm”

September 17, 2013

Humberto is the second “zombie” tropical storm of the Atlantic Ocean season. That is, it’s the second tropical…
NOAA’s National Weather Service completes Doppler radar upgrades

May 8, 2013

Last week, the U.S. National Weather Service completed the dual-polarization technology update in Brownsville, Texas – concluding the 122 NWS…
UC Berkeley selected to build NASA’s next space weather satellite

April 18, 2013

NASA has awarded the University of California, Berkeley, up to $200 million to build a satellite to determine…
Wind Meter For Smartphones Contains No Electronics

March 20, 2013

Smartphones have a lot of on-board sensors, but do they really have enough? No way, say a slew…
3 NASA satellites see wide-eyed Cyclone Haruna

February 21, 2013

Cyclone Haruna strengthened into a cyclone and quickly developed an eye that became apparent on visible and infrared…
New smart phone app lets public report rain, hail, sleet and snow

February 8, 2013

It’s now easier than ever to be a part of NOAA’s weather research. The NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory,…
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