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NASA sees a ragged eye in Typhoon Nangka

NASA's Terra satellite captured a visible image of Typhoon Nangka's ragged eye when it was south of Kyhshu, Japan early on July 15. Typhoon Nangka is expected to make landfall in southern Japan on July 16.

dateJul 15, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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A GPM satellite 'bullseye' in Typhoon Soudelor

The Global Precipitation Measurement or GPM core satellite passed directly over Typhoon Soudelor as it tracks through the Northwestern Pacific Ocean. GPM data was used to make a spectacular 3-D image of the storm showing ...

dateAug 06, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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CloudSat slices into Super Typhoon Atsani

NASA's CloudSat Satellite passed over Super Typhoon Atsani as it moved through the western North Pacific Ocean. CloudSat looked at the super typhoon from the side, revealing heavy rainfall in a sloping eyewall.

dateAug 20, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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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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