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April 24, 2015
SPoRT disaster response team provides imagery for Illinois tornadoes
Washington DC (SPX) Apr 23, 2015
On April 9, 2015, severe thunderstorms produced several reports of damaging wind, hail, and tornadoes - including one particularly strong (EF-4) long-track tornado across north-central Illinois. A satellite image from Landsat 8 of the track, taken the day after the storm, was able to help gauge the damage. As part of an ongoing NASA Applied Sciences: Disasters funded project, the SPoRT/ Disaster Response team at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL provided the Landsat 8 panchr ... read more

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Protecting nature on the fly
Simply declaring a region as a nature protection area is not enough, regular monitoring of its ecological condition is also necessary. Since Nature protection areas already cover almost one fifth of ... more
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TRMM rainfall mission comes to an end after 17 years
In 1997 when the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission, or TRMM, was launched, its mission was scheduled to last just a few years. Now, 17 years later, the TRMM mission has come to an end. NASA and th ... more
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Last stretch before being packed tight
Once in space, Sentinel-2A will open its solar wing to generate the power it needs to carry out the task of monitoring Earth's vegetation. Engineers have recently made sure this move is well rehears ... more
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Conservation from 5,000 feet
It's not enough to simply classify a large swath of habitat as protected. Conservation requires regularly monitoring, researchers at the Vienna University of Technology say. ... more
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NASA Joins Forces to Put Satellite Eyes on Threat to U.S. Freshwater
NASA has joined forces with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and U.S. Geological Survey to transform satellite data designed to probe ocean ... more
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Scientists Take Aim at Four Corners Methane Mystery
Researchers from several institutions are in the Four Corners region of the U.S. Southwest with a suite of airborne and ground-based instruments, aiming to uncover reasons for a mysterious methane " ... more
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Picturing peanut contamination with near infrared hyperspectral imaging
Study the label of almost any food product and you're likely to see the rather vague warning "May contain peanuts" somewhere on there, unless of course it's a product that definitely does contain pe ... more
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LiDAR studies Colorado flooding and debris flows
Scott W. Anderson and colleagues use repeat aerial LiDAR to quantify the erosional impact of the heavy rains that inundated the Colorado Front Range in September 2013. The five-day storm triggered m ... more
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Increased Rainfall in Tropics Caused by More Frequent Big Storms
A new study based in part on NASA satellite data has shown that an increase in large, well-organized thunderstorms is behind increased rainfall in the wettest regions of the tropics. Many scientists ... more
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NASA's New Soil Moisture Mapper Goes for a Spin
Mission controllers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, have commanded the 20-foot (6-meter) reflector antenna on NASA's new Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) observatory ... more
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Study maps development one county at a time
Researchers at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) have developed a county-by-county map of the United States' "lower 48" that tells a story of land cover and development ac ... more
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UK data hub will maximize benefits of Europe's EO program
The UK is set to host a world-class data facility that will give UK scientists full access to a wealth of new Earth observation data from Europe's cutting-edge Copernicus programme. Europe's m ... more
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US and UAE Ink Bilateral Space Cooperation
Officials from several departments and agencies of the United States of America and the United Arab Emirates Space Agency met in Washington, D.C., during the week of March 16-20, 2015, to review a b ... more
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Space Radar Helps Track Underground Water Pollution Risk
The next time you're digging for buried treasure, stop when you hit water. That underground resource is more valuable than all legendary hoards combined. Ninety percent of Earth's available fresh wa ... more
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New NASA Mission to Study Ocean Color, Airborne Particles and Clouds
NASA is beginning work on a new satellite mission that will extend critical climate measurements of Earth's oceans and atmosphere and advance studies of the impact of environmental changes on ocean ... more
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NASA spacecraft in Earth's orbit, preparing to study magnetic reconnection
Following a successful launch at 10:44 p.m. EDT Thursday, NASA's four Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) spacecraft are positioned in Earth's orbit to begin the first space mission dedicated to the stu ... more
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NASA launches satellites to track 'magnetosphere'
Four identical satellites which will study the interactions between solar winds and the Earth's magnetic fields blasted off into Space on Thursday and settled into orbit begin a two-year study, NASA said. ... more
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NASA's Soil Moisture Mapper Takes First 'SMAPshots'
Fresh off the recent successful deployment of its 20-foot (6-meter) reflector antenna and associated boom arm, NASA's new Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) observatory has successfully completed a ... more
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MMS: Studying Magnetic Reconnection Near Earth
The Magnetospheric Multiscale, or MMS, mission is scheduled to launch into space on March 12, 2015. The mission consists of four spacecraft to observe a phenomenon called magnetic reconnection - whi ... more
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Google launches virtual tour of Nepal's Everest region
Google launched a virtual tour of Nepal's Everest region on Thursday, allowing armchair tourists a rare glimpse of life in one of the toughest and most inaccessible places on earth. ... more
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Scanning Earth, saving lives
A high-speed camera for monitoring vegetation from space and combating famine in Africa is being adapted to spot changes in human skin cells, invisible to the naked eye, to help diagnose skin diseas ... more
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UNH Instruments to Lift Off on NASA Four-Satellite Mission March 12
On March 12, 2015 at 10:44 p.m. EDT, scientists, engineers, and students from the University of New Hampshire's Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space (EOS) and department of physics wi ... more
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Chinese HD earth observation satellite comes into service
China's most advanced earth observation satellite, the Gaofen-2, was put into service on Friday after being launched in August. The services provided by the satellite will help boost developme ... more
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High-Tech UCF Sensor Payload Headed for Stratosphere
NASA and a UCF physics professor plan to launch a high-altitude balloon on Sunday to test a high-tech payload that may one day be used to detect life on other planets. A team led by Robert Pea ... more
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