Cyclone Gabrielle Lashes New Zealand

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2023 03:13:51 +0000

Cyclone Gabrielle has been lashing New Zealand with strong winds and heavy rain in mid-February 2023, adding to what has already been an unusually wet start to the year. The latest round of extreme weather brought destructive flooding, storm surge, and landslides to the region. The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the NASA-NOAA […]

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NASA Funds Innovative New Aircraft Design

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2023 20:15:06 +0000

Aviation is a big deal for climate change. Not only is it a big contributor, but it’s an area where changes to improve efficiency can have a huge impact. For this reason, both private companies and government agencies know this is a great target to both save money and protect the environment. While NASA is […]

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NASA: 2022 Was 5th-Warmest Year On Record

Credit to Author: NASA| Date: Sat, 14 Jan 2023 03:01:25 +0000

2022 effectively tied for Earth’s 5th warmest year since 1880, and the last 9 consecutive years have been the warmest 9 on record. NASA looks back at how heat was expressed in different ways around the world in 2022. Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/Kathleen Gaeta Editor’s Note: This release was updated Thursday, Jan. 12 to […]

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Images of the Day: Thinning of the Northeast Greenland Ice Stream

Credit to Author: NASA| Date: Sat, 07 Jan 2023 04:00:41 +0000

Greenland is home to the planet’s largest ice sheet outside of Antarctica. Observations collected from the ground, air, and space have revealed rapid thinning in the northeast part of this ice sheet that could contribute more to sea level rise than previously thought. “Rivers” of relatively fast-moving ice, known as ice streams, generally flow from […]

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Solar Power To Propel Small But Mighty Water-Cleaning Robot

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2022 15:53:29 +0000

solar power robot clean water la plata national universitySolar power is sending robots off to duty on harbor clean-up and other environmental chores.

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High-Res Maps Of Entire Polar Regions Provide Clues For Climate Researchers

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2022 15:57:22 +0000

Four more years of high-resolution imagery data have been released to show the polar regions in stunning detail, thanks to a hard-working team of researchers at the University of Minnesota–Twin Cities. The new images have been added to eight years of previous data, which introduce the most detailed polar region terrain maps ever created. Using […]

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NASA Space Tech Could Help EVs Charge In 5 Minutes, But Do We Really Need That?

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sun, 23 Oct 2022 15:30:55 +0000

Space is a tough place to be. People complain online about Texas weather swinging from hot to freezing in mere days or hours (and maybe even display weather that belongs in all four seasons within a week), but just a couple hundred miles above the state, the swings are even more wild. Near the Earth, […]

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