GOES-13 Satellite sees Groundhog’s Day on ice

Punxsutawney Phil predicted that spring will come on time, and NASA satellite data suggests that residents in more than one-third of the U.S. are now anxious for the prediction to come true.
A massive winter storm touched 30 states over the…

NASA satellites capture a stronger La Nina

New NASA satellite data indicate the current La Niña event in the eastern Pacific has remained strong during November and December 2010.
A new Ocean Surface Topography Mission (OSTM)/Jason-2 satellite image of the Pacific Ocean that averaged 1…

NASA imagery reveals a weaker, stretched out Fiona

NASA satellite data has noticed that Tropical Storm Fiona is getting “longer.” That is, the storm is elongating in almost a north-south direction, indicating that she’s weakening and may not make it through the weekend. Meanwhile, forecasters …

NASA ties El Nino induced drought to record air pollution

Scientists using NASA satellite data have found the most intense global pollution from fires occurred during droughts caused by El Nino. The most intense fires took place in 1997-1998 in association with the strongest El Nino event of the 20th century.

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