El Nino years can have a big impact on the littlest plants in the ocean, and NASA scientists are studying the relationship between the two.
The search for endangered species is leading scientists to an unexpected place for information—the clouds that shift and swirl around the planet.
The launch of the GOES-R geostationary satellite in October 2016 could herald a new era for predicting hurricanes, according to Penn State researchers. The wealth of information from this new satellite, at time and space ...
When it comes to measuring global warming, it's all about altitude.
Leveraging publicly available social media posts could help disaster response agencies quickly identify impacted areas in need of assistance, according to a Penn State-led team of researchers. By analyzing the September 2013 ...
Imagery from NOAA's GOES-West satellite has shown that former Hurricane Pali has petered out near the Equator.
High in the sky, a satellite passes over the equatorial forest of west Africa, the Earth's second largest "lung" after the Amazon.
Farmers can now call on the latest satellite information using the unique TalkingFields service to get the best from their land while cutting the environmental cost.
With a mobile data collection app and satellite data, scientists will be able to predict whether a certain region is vulnerable to food shortages and malnutrition. The method has now been tested in the Central African Republic.