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Dust Storm in Texas
Feb 24, 2012 07:34 AM E
In late February 2012, a dust storm in the Texas Panhandle dropped visibility to near-zero, and caused numerous accidents and two deaths, according to news station WJLA. The dust swept from eastern New Mexico through Texas, forming a giant arc north of Lubbock.
Storm Path Over Manhattan
'Storm of the century' may become 'storm of the decade'
Feb 23, 2012 13:28 PM E
As the Earth's climate changes, the worst inundations from hurricanes and tropical storms could become far more common in low-lying coastal areas, a new study suggests. Researchers from Princeton University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology found that regions such as the New York City metropolitan area that currently experience a d...
Great Barrier Reef Sperm Bank to Preserve Corals for Future
Great Barrier Reef Sperm Bank to Preserve Corals for Future [PHOTOS]
Feb 22, 2012 21:40 PM E
Never again the Great Barrier Reef will be genetically as diverse as today. This scientists agree on and kick off a new initiative to preserve as much as possible of this bio-diversity.
Heavy Snow in Lebanon and Syria
Heavy Snow in Lebanon and Syria
Feb 22, 2012 10:20 AM E
From February 17 to 19, 2012, a severe storm blasted the Lebanese coast with 100-kilometer (60-mile) winds and dropped up to 2 meters (7 feet) of snow on parts of the country, news sources said. Temperatures dropped to near freezing along the coast while snowplows struggled to clear the main roadway between Beirut and Damascus.
What did John Glenn see?
What did John Glenn See?
Feb 21, 2012 16:21 PM E
Fifty years ago, on February 20, 1962, John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth. He also was one of the first humans to study the planet from space.
Municipality of Delta, BC
Preparing for the Flood: Visualizations Help Communities Plan for Sea-level Rise
Feb 20, 2012 16:05 PM E
Researchers at the University of British Columbia have produced computer visualizations of rising sea levels in a low-lying coastal municipality, illustrating ways to adapt to climate change impacts such as flooding and storms surges.
Viking Statue in Bergen Norway
Taking Tips from Vikings can Help Us Adapt to Global Change
Feb 20, 2012 08:04 AM E
Climate change, economic turmoil and cultural upheaval may be pressing concerns today – but history can teach us how best to respond, research suggests. Scientists studying the past environments and archaeological remains of Greenland and Iceland have been able to analyse how well the Norse responded to changes in the economy, trade, politics and...
Aurora
THEMIS Celebrates 5 Years of Watching Aurora and Space Weather
Feb 17, 2012 16:41 PM E
People still talk about the launch. It was the first – and so far, only – time NASA has launched five satellites at one time. Carefully balanced inside a Delta II rocket, the five THEMIS (short for Timed History of Events and Macroscale Interactions during Substorms) spacecraft were launched into space from Cape Canaveral at 6:01 p.m. ET on February 17, 2007.
Tropical Storm Giovanna in NASA Infrared Light
NASA Sees Cyclone Giovanna Moving through the Mozambique Channel
Feb 17, 2012 08:07 AM E
Infrared NASA satellite imagery showed Cyclone Giovanna moving south through the Mozambique Channel on Thursday, February 16, 2012. Infrared data showed that Giovanna was regaining strength in the warm waters of the Channel, and the strongest thunderstorms were west of the storm's center.
Rainbow-billed Toucan
Climate Change Threatens Tropical Birds
Feb 16, 2012 09:18 AM E
Climate change spells trouble for many tropical birds – especially those living in mountains, coastal forests and relatively small areas – and the damage will be compounded by other threats like habitat loss, disease and competition among species.
Cyclone Giovanna
NASA Sees Cyclone Giovanna Enter the Mozambique Channel
Feb 15, 2012 16:29 PM E
Cyclone Giovanna crossed over the island of Madagascar leaving flooding and damages in its wake and has now entered the Mozambique Channel. NASA's Aqua satellite captured an image that showed a ragged eye still exists, and the storm is regaining strength in the warm Channel waters.
NASA Sees Cyclone Giovanna Centered Over Madagascar
NASA Sees Deadly Cyclone Giovanna Over the Center of Madagascar
Feb 15, 2012 08:42 AM E
Cyclone Giovanna made landfall in eastern Madagascar very early on February 14 and continues tracking in a southwestern direction toward the Mozambique Channel. NASA's Aqua satellite captured an image when Giovanna's center was close to the capital city of Antananarivo, and NASA's TRMM satellite saw powerful towering thunderstorms around its center before it made landfall.
NASA MODIS Image of Cyclone Jasmine
NASA Sees Tropical Cyclone Jasmine Near Tonga
Feb 15, 2012 08:28 AM E
Tropical Cyclone Jasmine is still lingering near the island nation of Tonga in the South Pacific and was captured in an infrared image from NASA's Aqua satellite. Jasmine is bringing gusty winds and heavy rainfall to some of Tonga's islands.
Texas National Guard engineers battle Bastrop blaze
A Look Back Suggests a Sobering Future of Wildfire Dangers In US West
Feb 14, 2012 14:56 PM E
The American West has seen a recent increase in large wildfires due to droughts, the build-up of combustible fuel, or biomass, in forests, a spread of fire-prone species and increased tree mortality from insects and heat.
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