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NASA maps global temperature anomalies in US and Europe

MODIS image caught by NASA's Terra satellite shows the polar vortex over America
MODIS image caught by NASA's Terra satellite shows high temperatures in Europe

NASA satellite data shows the recent weather divergences on Earth - particularly in North America and Europe.

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Mon, 13/01/2014 - 14:03
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37.0969
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-78.8879

The GPM satellite has arrived at its launch site in Japan

Satellite has arrived at its Japanese launch site

The GPM satellite, created to to measure the type and intensity of precipitation, has arrived at its launch site in Japan after a flight from NASA's Goddard Space flight Center in Maryland.

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Mon, 02/12/2013 - 11:14
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30.593
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130.991

US National Drought Mitigation Center

The National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC) helps people and institutions develop and implement measures to reduce societal vulnerability to drought, stressing preparedness and risk management ra

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40.8288
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-96.6717

New interactive online map shows forest loss and gain from 2000-2012

First map of forest change that is globally consistent and locally relevant

A new high-resolution global map has been created as an interactive online tool that shows forest los

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Mon, 18/11/2013 - 14:05
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38.9869
longitude: 
-76.9429

Why Colorado’s wildfires are becoming more destructive

The 346 homes destroyed by the Waldo Canyon fire was situated in Mountain Shadow
Colorado Springs, the county’s largest city, has driven much of the growth.

Some wildfire experts state that the expansion of communities in Colorado’s Fire Zone during the last decades is an important factor to understand the increasing destruction caused by wildfires of

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Wed, 13/11/2013 - 13:32
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37.3496
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-107.638

Center for Spatial Information Science and Systems/ George Mason University (CSISS-GMU)

The Center for Spatial Information Science and Systems (CSISS) is an interdisciplinary research center chartered by the provost and affiliated with the College of Science at George Mason University

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38.8322
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-77.308

Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies / University of Wisconsin-Madison (CIMSS-WISC)

CIMSS is a Cooperative Institute formed through a Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), a

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43.0709
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-89.4072

Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research - Consortium for Spatial Information (CGIAR-CSI)

The CGIAR is a global partnership of research organizations dedicated to reducing poverty and hunger, improving human health and nutrition, and enhancing ecosystem resilience through agricultural r

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38.8972
longitude: 
-77.0413

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was created by the National Aeronautics and Space Act in 1958.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) was established by Presidential Order in 1979 and is part of the United States Department of Homeland Security since 2003.