Data shows fewer tornado days in U.S. but more per event over past couple decades
New forecasting method: Predicting extreme floods in the Andes mountains
This might allow for improved disaster preparedness. As the complex systems technique builds upon a mathematical comparison that can be utilised for any time series data, the approach could be applied to extreme events in ...
NASA sees Simon spreading over US Southwest
The remnants of Hurricane Simon were fanning out over the desert Southwestern U.S. on Oct. 8 and NASA's Aqua satellite captured infrared data on the thunderstorms expected to bring flash flooding.
Scientists: Strong solar storm heading to Earth (Update)
A strong solar flare is blasting its way to Earth, but the worst of its power looks like it will barely skim above the planet and not cause many problems.
Studying how wind, rain can affect cycling performance
Last fall, computer science major and avid cyclist William Luce and a friend turned their bikes east onto Niwot Road north of Boulder.
Satellite animation of storms that flooded the midwestern US
From June 16 through June 23 a series of thunderstorms dropped large amounts of rainfall on the Upper Midwest that caused flooding and spawned tornadoes. Visible and infrared data from NOAA's GOES-East satellite covering ...
TRMM satellite see spring storms hit the US Great Plains
The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission or TRMM satellite captured rainfall and cloud height information about the powerful thunderstorms and severe weather that affected the Great Plains over May 8 and 9.
NASA satellite sees colder temperatures at tops of severe weather thunderstorms
The weather system that dropped tornadoes in seven central and southern U.S. states on April 27-28, moved east and generated more tornadoes on April 29. NASA's Aqua satellite gathered temperature data on ...
Satellite movie shows US tornado outbreak from space
NASA has just released an animation of visible and infrared satellite data from NOAA's GOES-East satellite that shows the development and movement of the weather system that spawned tornadoes affecting seven ...
The next internet revolution brings data to the market
Every day, our lives are being captured digitally in the data that is generated by our transactions, interactions and movements. And as we become more connected through the internet of things, even more data ...
Obama unleashing power of data on climate change (Update)
The Obama administration hopes to fight global warming with the geeky power of numbers, maps and even gaming-type simulations.
Cassini sheds light on Titan's second largest lake, Ligeia Mare
Saturn's second largest moon, Titan, is known for its dense, planet-like atmosphere and large lakes most likely made of methane and ethane. It has been suggested that Titan's atmosphere and surface is a model of early Earth. ...