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Satellites capture exceptional 2014 floods in Bangladesh

The flooding has been particularly strong along the Brahmaputra River

Bangladesh is one of the most flood-prone countries in the world.

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Thu, 11/09/2014 - 15:10
latitude: 
24.3974
longitude: 
89.785

Alaska: Satellites show land surface temperature anomalies

Temperature anomalies in Alaska in January 2014

NASA's Terra satellite captured from Space land surface temperature anomalies for Alaska in the last week of January. Between 23 and 30 January 2014, Alaska has seen record-breaking warmth.

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Tue, 04/02/2014 - 15:33
latitude: 
60.7959
longitude: 
-145.539

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
latitude: 
37.0969
longitude: 
-78.8879

NASA sees thick smog layer over China

Smog covers Eastern China

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured an image of the haze spreading from Beijing to Shanghai on 7 December 2013.

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Thu, 12/12/2013 - 14:01
latitude: 
39.904
longitude: 
116.408

Smog: Terra Satellite captures air pollution in China

Currently, China is experiencing one of the worst periods of air quality in recent history. Residents of Beijing and many other cities in China were warned to stay inside.

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Tue, 15/01/2013 - 14:03
latitude: 
39.904
longitude: 
116.408

Floods Slowly Recede around Bangkok

By late November 2011, floods were receding around Thailand’s capital city of Bangkok, but only slowly.

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Tue, 29/11/2011 - 14:52
latitude: 
13.7234
longitude: 
100.476

Ocean Temperatures Can Predict Amazon Fire Season Severity

GREENBELT, Md.

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Fri, 11/11/2011 - 10:07
latitude: 
38.9968
longitude: 
-76.8487

NASA: A Look Back at a Decade of Fires

NASA's latest Earth-observing satellite, the NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP), is scheduled to launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Oct.

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Thu, 20/10/2011 - 11:33

NASA Satellites Busy at the Peak of Hurricane Season

During the first two weeks of September, and the peak of the Atlantic Hurricane season, NASA satellites were keeping tabs on a number of tropical systems.

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Fri, 16/09/2011 - 12:46

Here's Looking @ Earth... First Volcanoes... Now Snow

Ordinarily, the flashes of white in South America’s Atacama Desert rise from salt pans.But on July 7, 2011, when the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terr

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Wed, 13/07/2011 - 17:05
latitude: 
-35.6751
longitude: 
-71.543