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GPM examines Tropical Storm Lester

The Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite analyzed Tropical Storm Lester after it became the 12th named storm of the 2016 eastern Pacific Ocean on Aug. 25.

dateAug 26, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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NASA sees formation of Tropical Depression 21W

NASA's Aqua satellite passed over a developing tropical low pressure area in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean on September 21 when the latest depression was coming together. The AIRS instrument aboard Aqua used infrared light ...

dateSep 22, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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NASA catches the end of Tropical Depression 14W

Tropical Depression 14W was a short-lived storm that only lasted through four bulletins from the Joint Typhoon Warning Center. NASA's Aqua satellite captured infrared data on the storm's cloud top temperatures as it passed ...

dateSep 08, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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NASA sees Usagi become a typhoon

What was a tropical storm rapidly intensified into Typhoon Usagi within 24 hours as it moves through the Northwestern Pacific Ocean. NASA satellite data revealed a 20-mile-wide eye and bands of thunderstorms spiraling into ...

dateSep 19, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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