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International Charter activated for Hurricane Gonzalo in Bermuda

Hurricane Fabian over Bermuda in 2003

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 15 October 2014 to provide satellite-based information on Hurricane Gonzalo in Bermuda.

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Fri, 17/10/2014 - 17:46
latitude: 
32.3078
longitude: 
-64.7505

New NASA instrument for rapid hurricane response and marine forecasting

New NASA's mission to examine oceans winds

The International Space Station-Rapid Scatterometer (ISS-RapidScatt) was installed on 1 October 2014 as a means to improve the global monitoring of ocean winds.

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Fri, 10/10/2014 - 15:12
latitude: 
35.2465
longitude: 
-116.767

National Hurricane Center: Decisive tools for storm surge preparedness

Forecast map of wind for Hurricane Arthur

Some days before Hurricane Arthur hit North Carolina coast on 4 July 2014, the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) posted a forecast map on their web site, enhancing preparedness for the storm surge

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Wed, 16/07/2014 - 13:16
latitude: 
25.7549
longitude: 
-80.3836

NASA satellites track Hurricane Arthur from Space

Hurricane Arthur captured by NASA on 4 July.

Several satellites kept track and monitored Hurricane Arthur from the initial phases to the development of a Hurricane and to a post-tropical storm.

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Mon, 07/07/2014 - 16:42
latitude: 
45.9776
longitude: 
-66.5898

Offshore wind farms could weaken hurricane power

Satellite image of hurricane Katrina

A recent study conducted by Mark Z.

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Fri, 28/02/2014 - 08:37
latitude: 
29.9511
longitude: 
-90.0715

NASA satellites capture Tropical Storm Chantal over the Atlantic

Heavy rainfall and towering thunderstorms brought by Tropical Storm Chantal

Two NASA satellites have recently captured images of the Tropical Storm Chantal over the Atlantic Ocean revealing heavy rainfall and powerful thunderstorms.

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Wed, 10/07/2013 - 09:50
latitude: 
1.02442
longitude: 
-42.0996

International Charter activated for Hurricane Sandy

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated twice in the context of Hurricane Sandy - the largest Atlantic tropical storm system on record.

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Tue, 13/11/2012 - 11:27

Canadian Space Agency supports Caribbean Satellite Disaster Pilot

The Canadian Space Agency, in close cooperation with the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS), continues to be a major contributor to the Caribbean Satellite Disaster Pilot (CSDP), whic

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Wed, 17/10/2012 - 08:37

NASA satellites show "hot towers" of Hurricane Isaac

Two hours before Hurricane Isaac made landfall on 28 August 2012, a satellite orbiting hundreds of miles above the storm used a radar instrument to map its inner structure.

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Mon, 17/09/2012 - 11:10

NASA captures storm Leslie and hurricane Michael

Satellite images from two NASA satellites were combined to create a full picture of Tropical Storm Leslie and Hurricane Michael spinning in the Atlantic Ocean.

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Tue, 11/09/2012 - 15:35