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NASA's triple examination of Typhoon Dolphin

Three different platforms have been examining Typhoon Dolphin as it moves through the Northwestern Pacific Ocean. The RapidScat instrument saw Dolphin's winds intensify over May 16 and 17, the Global Precipitation Measurement ...

dateMay 19, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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NASA catches a tropical cyclone's birth in 3-D

Tropical Cyclone 05W was born in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean on April 3 west of the island of Pohnpei when the GPM satellite passed over it and analyzed its rainfall rates. That GPM data was made into a 3-D image that ...

dateApr 03, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Typhoon Dolphin looms over Guam

Typhoon Dolphin passed through the Northern Marianas today just to the north of Guam with sustained winds estimated at 95 knots (~109 mph) by the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC). The center passed through the Rota Channel ...

dateMay 16, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Two NASA views of newborn Tropical Cyclone Quang

The tropical low pressure area formerly known as System 98S has organized and developed into Tropical Cyclone Quang in the Southern Indian Ocean. NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Quang and gathered visible and infrared data ...

dateApr 29, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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NASA sees Typhoon Maysak weakening

Various NASA satellites and instruments continue to see the weakening trend in Typhoon Maysak as it moved through the Philippine Sea on April 2 and 3 toward a landfall in Luzon on April 4. Maysak is known locally in the Philippines ...

dateApr 03, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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