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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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Better climate predictions within grasp

that will improve our understanding of the consequences of climate change and could save the global economy up to $30 trillion - has received funding to develop a more detailed design of the technology and identify partners. ...

dateApr 14, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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NASA maps Earth's croplands from space

It takes a lot of land to grow food for the world's seven billion people. About a third of Earth's terrestrial surface is used for agriculture. And about a third of that, in turn, is used to grow crops. Now, a new NASA-funded ...

dateJan 30, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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