NASA spots newborn Tropical Storm Chedza making landfall
Tropical Storm Chedza rapidly intensified from a tropical low pressure area to a tropical storm during the morning hours on January 16 near Madagascar's southwestern coast. NASA's Aqua satellite passed overhead ...
NASA sees a smaller eye in a stronger Tropical Cyclone Bansi
Tropical Cyclone Bansi's eye was wide open as NASA's Terra satellite passed overhead on January 15. As Bansi strengthened on Jan. 16, the eye decreased in size.
Rejigging the Cluster quartet
Aiming to study Earth's 'bow shock' in the solar wind, the constellation of Cluster satellites is being rejigged to bring two of the four to within almost touching distance.
Image: Shoreline of the northeastern Caspian Sea
A shoreline of the northeastern Caspian Sea is pictured in this satellite image.
A new global wetlands map
A new global map of the world's wetlands has been produced by an international research team led by former master's student Etienne Fluet-Chouinard and Prof. Bernhard Lehner of McGill's Department of Geography. ...
NASA eyes Tropical Cyclone Bansi's eyewall replacement
Early on January 14 NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone Bansi in the Southern Indian Ocean after it weakened from a Category 4 hurricane to a Category 2 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale. ...
Video: Exciting space missions ahead for 2015
After a very fruitful 2014, there is no time to rest, another busy space year is already underway.
Australia migratory bird levels plunge from Asia development
Coastal developments in northeast Asia are threatening the survival of Australian migratory shorebirds, a study has found, with some species experiencing population declines of up to 75 percent over the last ...
First Northwestern Pacific tropical depression has moderate rainfall
NASA/JAXA's TRMM Satellite passed over newborn Tropical Depression 1W after it came together in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean on January 13 and saw bands of moderate to heavy rainfall wrapping around the ...
NASA sees major Tropical Cyclone Bansi north of Mauritius
NASA's Terra satellite passed Tropical Cyclone Bansi on January 13 when it was about 170 nautical miles (195 miles/314 km) north of the Island of Mauritius and a major hurricane in the Southern Indian Ocean.
Aqua satellite spots Tropical Cyclone Bansi intensifying quickly
NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone Bansi on January 12 as it was intensifying rapidly and saw a cloud-covered eye in the storm's center. Bansi has triggered warnings for the island of Mauritius ...
Stray satellite signals help measure snowfall in arid West
Climate scientists are gleaning valuable information about snowfall and droughts from errant satellite signals once considered a nuisance.
Small volcanic eruptions partly explain 'warming hiatus'
The "warming hiatus" that has occurred over the last 15 years has been partly caused by small volcanic eruptions.