Tornado Tracks Seen from Space

Tornado tracks from last week's powerful oubreak of events in the southern USA are visible in data from NASA's Aqua

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Tue, 03/05/2011 - 17:51

SERVIR Supports Fire Management System in Guatemala

In the last few years, fire incidence in Guatemala has increased, damaging and transforming wild areas into degraded forests, savannas and sterile lands. Atrocious events have been registered in which millions of hectares including forests and wild lands burned, in some cases recurrently.

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Tue, 26/04/2011 - 13:58

NASA And USAID To Sign Agreement To Tackle Worldwide Problems

WASHINGTON -- Reporters are invited to the signing of a formal agreement between NASA and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to promote collaboration on scientific and technological solutions to worldwide problems.

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Thu, 21/04/2011 - 11:51

NASA Satellites Show Towering Thunderstorms in Rare Sub-tropical Storm Arani

Source: NASA Imagery

NASA's Aqua and TRMM satellites are providing data to scientists about the Southern Atlantic Ocean Sub-tropical Storm Arani, a rare occurrence in the southern ocean.

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Thu, 17/03/2011 - 12:28

Satellites may improve flood warnings

Satellites for floods early warning systems

Scientists are trialling the use of satellites to improve early warning systems but local weather watchers warn they won't prevent a repeat of the devastating floods that claimed lives last month.

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Wed, 16/03/2011 - 11:13

Tracking forest threats

Alerts from an early warning system developed in part by DOE's Oak Ridge National Laboratory could help protect forests across the U.S. from the threats of insects, disease and wildfire.

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Tue, 08/03/2011 - 15:39


The SERVIR mechanism is a joint venture between NASA and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). It integrates satellite observations, ground-based


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NASA satellites capture data on monster winter storm affecting 30 states

It has already been called one of the largest winter storms since the 1950s and it is affecting 30 U.S. states today with snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain. NASA satellites have gathering data on the storm that stretches from Texas and the Rockies to the New England states.

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Thu, 03/02/2011 - 12:24

NASA Instrument Tracks Pollution from Russian Fires

Drought and the worst heat wave Russia has seen in 130 years have sparked a devastating outbreak of wildfires across the nation this summer, primarily in the country's western and central regions. According to wire service reports and Russia's Emergency Situations Ministry, as of Aug.

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Mon, 09/08/2010 - 11:24

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