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Signs of Katrina linger in the marshesCredit: Jesse Allen, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey Ten yea
Signs of Katrina linger in the marshes
PhysOrg / Posted 17 hours ago
Credit: Jesse Allen, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey Ten years after making landfall, scars from Hurricane Katrina still linger. And not just in the blighted houses that mar some neighborhoods. The marshes and swamps that buffer... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
USGS, NASA Celebrate 25-Year Partnership At EROSThe U.S. Geological Survey and NASA are celebrating 25 years of partnership at
USGS, NASA Celebrate 25-Year Partnership At EROS
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 4 days ago
The U.S. Geological Survey and NASA are celebrating 25 years of partnership at the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science Center. The agencies set up their partnership at the EROS Center north of Sioux Falls in August 1990 to collect and... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA finds vegetation essential for limiting city warming effectsThe temperature difference between urban areas and surrounding vegetated land d
NASA finds vegetation essential for limiting city warming effects
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
The temperature difference between urban areas and surrounding vegetated land due to the presence of impervious surfaces across the continental United States. Credit: NASA's Earth Observatory Cities are well known hot spots - literally. The urban... Read more
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redOrbit
Greenland glacier loses what may be the largest chunk of ice everEarlier this month, Greenland’s massive and rapidly-melting Jakobshavn Glacier
Greenland glacier loses what may be the largest chunk of ice ever
redOrbit / Posted 6 days ago
Earlier this month, Greenland’s massive and rapidly-melting Jakobshavn Glacier lost what some experts believe may have been the largest chunk of ice ever observed, and now NASA scientists have released startling new before-and-after images of the... Read more
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CNN
Hawaiians urged to be on alert for Tropical Storm KiloAlaska's Interagency Coordination Center said that 4,748,841 acres in the state
Hawaiians urged to be on alert for Tropical Storm Kilo
CNN / Posted 10 days ago
Alaska's Interagency Coordination Center said that 4,748,841 acres in the state had burned in wildfires by July 30. That acreage is enough to make 2015 fourth on the list of years with the most area burned. The record was set in 2004, when 6,590,140... Read more
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Mashable
Fueled by drought, large reservoir drops to lowest level since 1930sWhat's This?Satellite photo of Lake Mead captured July 24, 2015 by the Operatio
Fueled by drought, large reservoir drops to lowest level since 1930s
Mashable / Posted 10 days ago
What's This?Satellite photo of Lake Mead captured July 24, 2015 by the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on the Landsat 8 satellite. Years of unrelenting drought are straining a large reservoir of water between Nevada and Arizona, new satellite images... Read more
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PhysOrg
Preventing floods and erosionMary Ellen Miller, a research scientist at the Michigan Tech Research Institute
Preventing floods and erosion
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
Mary Ellen Miller, a research scientist at the Michigan Tech Research Institute, stands next to a tipping bucket gauge at the High Park burn area in Colorado. California is on fire—again. About 130,000 acres have been scorched in more than 20 major... Read more
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Mashable
Satellite photos show Beijing's explosive growth over 10 yearsWhat's This?View of the Sihui Elevated Highway next to high-rise buildings in B
Satellite photos show Beijing's explosive growth over 10 years
Mashable / Posted 14 days ago
What's This?View of the Sihui Elevated Highway next to high-rise buildings in Beijing, China. Beijing has seen explosive growth in recent years, with the physical size of the city quadrupling in just a decade, a new study reveals. Researchers used... Read more
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PhysOrg
Myanmar inundatedCredit: Copernicus Sentinel data (2015)/e-GEOS/JRC/EU-EC/ESA Since mid-July, mo
Myanmar inundated
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
Credit: Copernicus Sentinel data (2015)/e-GEOS/JRC/EU-EC/ESA Since mid-July, more than a million people have been severely affected by monsoon floods and landslides in Myanmar. What is the current situation? Sentinel-1A's radar scanned the disaster... Read more
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CNN
Taiwan braces for arrival of powerful Typhoon Soudelor(CNN)Taiwan is bracing for the onslaught of a powerful storm that's barreling t
Taiwan braces for arrival of powerful Typhoon Soudelor
CNN / Posted 24 days ago
(CNN)Taiwan is bracing for the onslaught of a powerful storm that's barreling toward it across the Pacific. 2 dead, 1 missing after being swept out to sea Ash and volcanic gases rise from the Mt. Raung volcano's caldera and drift northwest on the... Read more
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KPVI News 6 Pocatello
ISU Partnership Maps Where Wildfires Most Likely to OccurWildfires can be devastating in this part of the country this time of the year.
ISU Partnership Maps Where Wildfires Most Likely to Occur
KPVI News 6 Pocatello / Posted 25 days ago
Wildfires can be devastating in this part of the country this time of the year. But new technology, along with a partnership between ISU, the BLM, and NASA, is shedding new light on where wildfires are most likely to start and spread. The... Read more
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PhysOrg
Algae bloom in Lake St. ClairCredit: NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using Landsat data fro
Algae bloom in Lake St. Clair
PhysOrg / Posted 26 days ago
Credit: NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey On July 28, 2015, the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on the Landsat 8 satellite captured images of algal blooms around the Great Lakes, visible... Read more
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CNN
Obama to unveil major climate change proposal MondayWashington (CNN)The Obama administration will unveil a major climate change pla
Obama to unveil major climate change proposal Monday
CNN / Posted 29 days ago
Washington (CNN)The Obama administration will unveil a major climate change plan Monday aimed at a large reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from the nation's coal-burning power plants, a senior administration official told CNN. The "Clean Power... Read more
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