Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Natural ways of cooling cities

Urban heat islands are a phenomenon where the temperature in a city is noticeably higher than in the surrounding rural area. When combined with the…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Major Hurricane Juliette’s emerging eye spotted in NASA satellite imagery

NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the Eastern Pacific Ocean and provided an image of Hurricane Juliette as its eye began to emerge. Juliette has grown…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

NASA finds tropical storm 14W strengthening

Tropical Storm 14W formed as a depression a couple of days ago in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean and strengthened into a tropical storm on Sept.…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

NASA infrared eye analyzes typhoon Lingling

The storm that became Typhoon Lingling strengthened very quickly in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean and infrared imagery from NASA revealed the powerful thunderstorms fueling that…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

NASA infrared data reveals rainmaking potential in tropical depression 7

Another Atlantic Ocean basin depression formed while Hurricane Dorian is still wreaking havoc on the Bahamas and affecting the southeastern U.S. Infrared imagery from NASA's…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

NASA’s IMERG estimates hurricane Dorian’s rain

In the early hours of Tuesday, September 3, Hurricane Dorian had been stationary over the island of Grand Bahama for 18 hours, most of the…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Snowfall frequency declining across Northwest, PSU study finds

With warming temperatures, average snowfall frequency is estimated to decline across the Pacific Northwest by 2100 -- and at a faster rate if greenhouse emissions…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

ERC starting grant for turbulence research: 1.9 million euros in funding for meteorologist

The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded a Starting Grant to Dr Cedrick Ansorge at the University of Cologne's Institute of Geophysics and Meteorology. His…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

GPM analyzes tropical depression Kajiki’s rainfall over Vietnam and Laos

The Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite provided a look at rainfall rates in Tropical Depression Kajiki after it made a quick landfall…

Updated : Sep 02, 2019 in Uncategorized

Impact of climate change on global banana yields revealed

Climate change could negatively impact banana cultivation in some of the world's most important producing and exporting countries, a study has revealed. Bananas are recognised…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Uncategorized

Deep snow cover in the Arctic region intensifies heat waves in Eurasia

Persistent abnormally hot weather can cause negative impacts on human health, agriculture, and natural environments. A heat wave -- a spell of hot days with…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Uncategorized

Hurricane Dorian marching slowly across Atlantic

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami reports that an Air Force plane is finding Dorian a "little stronger" as of the 8:00am EDT advisory…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Uncategorized

The ‘universal break-up criterion’ of hot, flowing lava?

HOUSTON -- (Aug. 30, 2019) -- Thomas Jones' "universal break-up criterion" won't help with meltdowns of the heart, but it will help volcanologists study changing…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Uncategorized

Rethinking our resilience to wildfire

The 2017 wildfire season was the most extensive and expensive in U.S. history. Fires scorched 10 million acres in the western U.S. and federal fire-suppression…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Uncategorized

Scientists discover evidence for past high-level sea rise

An international team of scientists, studying evidence preserved in speleothems in a coastal cave, illustrate that more than three million years ago - a time…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Uncategorized

NASA satellites on-hand as Dorian becomes a category 3 hurricane

As Hurricane Dorian was upgraded to a Category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, NASA's fleet of satellites were gathering data during the…

Updated : Aug 29, 2019 in Uncategorized

Burgundy wine grapes tell climate story, show warming accelerated in past 30 years

A newly published series of dates of grape harvest covering the past 664 years is the latest line of evidence confirming how unusual the climate…

Updated : Aug 29, 2019 in Uncategorized

Bacteria feeding on Arctic algae blooms can seed clouds

WASHINGTON - New research finds Arctic Ocean currents and storms are moving bacteria from ocean algae blooms into the atmosphere where the particles help clouds…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

NASA finds wind shear affecting Tropical Depression Erin

Visible and infrared imagery from NASA's Terra satellite revealed that strong wind shear was adversely affecting Tropical Depression Erin, located about 200 miles off the…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

NASA sees Dorian become a hurricane

NASA's Terra satellite passed over the northwestern Atlantic Ocean as Dorian reached hurricane status during the afternoon of August 28, 2019. On Aug. 28, 2019…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

More rain yet less water expected for up to 250 million people along the Nile

HANOVER, N.H. - August 28, 2019 - Hot and dry conditions coupled with increasing population will reduce the amount of water available for human, agricultural…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

Nuclear winter would threaten nearly everyone on Earth

If the United States and Russia waged an all-out nuclear war, much of the land in the Northern Hemisphere would be below freezing in the…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

Europe warming faster than expected due to climate change

WASHINGTON - Climate change is increasing the number of days of extreme heat and decreasing the number of days of extreme cold in Europe, posing…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

NASA finds heavy rain potential in tropical storm Dorian

NASA's Aqua satellite provided forecasters at the National Hurricane Center with visible imagery and infrared data on Tropical Storm Dorian as it continued its western…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

Floods are impacted by a changing climate

Climate change affects not only the temporal pattern of floods, but also their magnitude. This is shown by an international study which evaluated data from…

Updated : Aug 27, 2019 in Uncategorized

NASA analyzes Tropical Storm Dorian day and night

Tropical Storm Dorian was approaching the Leeward Islands when NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed overhead from space and snapped a visible image of the storm.…

Updated : Aug 27, 2019 in Uncategorized

NASA finds Tropical Depression battling wind shear off the Carolina coast

Newly formed Tropical Depression 6 in the Atlantic Ocean may have just formed, but it did so under adverse atmospheric conditions. The depression is battling…

Updated : Aug 27, 2019 in Uncategorized

NASA-NOAA satellite tracks tropical depression Podul across Philippines

Tropical Depression 13W, now named Podul, was crossing the Philippines from east to west as NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided a visible image of the…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

NASA-NOAA satellite finds heavy rainmaking ability in tropical storm Dorian

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over Tropical Storm Dorian as it triggered warnings and watches for the  islands of the Eastern Caribbean Sea. On Monday,…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

NASA’s Terra Satellite finds some power in Tropical Depression 13W

Infrared imagery from NASA's Terra satellite revealed Tropical Depression 13W contained some powerful thunderstorms pushing high into the troposphere as it was moving west in…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

Study finds big increase in ocean carbon dioxide absorption along West Antarctic Peninsula

Climate change is altering the ability of the Southern Ocean off the West Antarctic Peninsula to absorb carbon dioxide, according to a Rutgers-led study, and…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

Japanese trees synchronize allergic pollen release over immense distances

Tokyo, Japan - Complaints of allergic rhinitis (hayfever) are common worldwide, affecting around 17% of the Japanese population in spring and summer (around 20 million…

Updated : Aug 22, 2019 in Uncategorized

NASA finds Tropical Depression Bailu forms east of Philippines

NASA's Terra satellite passed over the Northwestern Pacific Ocean and captured an image of newly developed Tropical Depression Bailu, east of the Philippines. On Aug.…

Updated : Aug 22, 2019 in Uncategorized

Health care workers unprepared for magnitude of climate change

AURORA, Colo. (Aug. 22, 2019) - An epidemic of chronic kidney disease that has killed tens of thousands of agricultural workers worldwide, is just one…

Updated : Aug 21, 2019 in Uncategorized

‘Tornado Alley’ twisters may be easier to predict in April than in May

Scientists may have uncovered how sea-surface temperature patterns influence the number, strength and distributions of April tornado formation in the south-central region of the United…

Updated : Aug 19, 2019 in Uncategorized

Climate change to shrink economies of rich, poor, hot and cold countries alike unless Paris Agreemen

Prevailing economic research anticipates the burden of climate change falling on hot or poor nations. Some predict that cooler or wealthier economies will be unaffected…