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
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
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
A fire-detecting satellite has been designed by scientists from University of California, Berkeley with the goal of preventing hot spots from growing to out of control fires in the future.
Scientists of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) have identified a distinctive atmospheric wave pattern high above the Northern Hemisphere that can foreshadow the emergence of summ
A real-time demonstration led by the Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium for the US National Geospatial-Intelligence Age
In 1980 Mount St. Helens erupted causing a cataclysmic flank collapse, avalanche, and explosion on May 18.
NASA's Aqua satellite was able to acquire imagery of the Colorado floods on 14 September 2013 during a break in precipitation with its Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS).
On Friday, 13 September 2013, the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" was activated for the ongoing heavy floods in the US state of Colorado.
After a successful service of 10 years, NOAA’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES)-12 spacecraft is being retired.
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