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When waters rise: NASA improves flood safety

Flooding is the most frequent and widespread weather-related natural disaster, taking a huge toll in lives and property each year. NASA Earth-observing satellites and airborne missions provide vital information to emergency ...

dateMar 20, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Paris at high risk from once-a-century flood

The Paris region would be highly vulnerable to exceptional flooding of the River Seine, the OECD said Friday, warning that a once-a-century event would cripple France's commercial, political and cultural hub.

dateJan 24, 2014 in Environment
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Study: Columbia River glaciers, streamflow changes

( —The Columbia River is perhaps the most intricate, complex river system in North America. Its diverse landscape crosses international borders and runs through subarctic, desert and sea-level ecosystems. Surrounding ...

dateJan 16, 2014 in Environment
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