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

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

Texas boosts US science with fastest academic supercomputer in the world

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin today launched Frontera, the fastest supercomputer at any university and the 5th…

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 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 : 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

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

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

Changing climate linked to major changes in flooding across Europe

The impact of a changing climate on the severity of flooding has been demonstrated in the largest-scale study of its kind - with parts of…

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 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

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 27, 2019 in Uncategorized

Chipping away at how ice forms could keep windshields, power lines ice-free

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 27, 2019 -- How does ice form? Surprisingly, science hasn't fully answered that question. Differences in ice formation on various surfaces still…

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 22, 2019 in Uncategorized

Switching on the Atlantic heat pump

"We have found a new trigger to explain the start-up of the Atlantic current system during the greenhouse-icehouse climate transition: During the warm climate, buoyant…

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 21, 2019 in Uncategorized

Urban stormwater could release contaminants to ground, surface waters

A good rainstorm can make a city feel clean and revitalized. However, the substances that wash off of buildings, streets and sidewalks and down storm…

Updated : Aug 21, 2019 in Uncategorized

Researcher hones model to forecast dusty conditions months in advance

LAWRENCE -- Southwestern Kansas in the 1930s saw some of the worst dust storms ever recorded in the U.S., when apocalyptic clouds of heavy dust…

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

Facial recognition technique could improve hail forecasts

The same artificial intelligence technique typically used in facial recognition systems could help improve prediction of hailstorms and their severity, according to a new study…

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…