NASA estimates the global reach of atmospheric rivers

A recent study by NASA and several partners has estimated, for the first time, the global impact of atmospheric rivers on floods and droughts, as well as the number of people affected by these atmospheric phenomena.

Webcam on Mars Express surveys high-altitude clouds

An unprecedented catalogue of more than 21 000 images taken by a webcam on ESA's Mars Express is proving its worth as a science instrument, providing a global survey of unusual high-altitude cloud features on the Red Planet.

Experts investigate how order emerges from chaos

Igor Kolokolov and Vladimir Lebedev, scientific experts from HSE's Faculty of Physics and the Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences, have developed an analytical theory binding the structure ...

Citizen science to prevent the effects of floods

Researchers from UPM are involved in the development of a mobile phone application that allows user to share information about floods and their effects in order to help researchers.

GOES-R satellite magnetometer boom deployment successful

The GOES-R Magnetometer Engineering Development Unit made an important development in the construction of the spacecraft recently after completing a successful boom deployment test at an ATK facility in Goleta, Calif.

Arctic ice loss amplified Superstorm Sandy violence

(Phys.org) —If you believe that last October's Superstorm Sandy was a freak of nature—the confluence of unusual meteorological, atmospheric and celestial events—think again.

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