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Target: Hurricanes

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Target: Hurricanes

NOAA scientists part of NASA-led mission to study the damaging storms with unmanned aircraft, new instruments

Researchers from NASA, NOAA, the National Center for Atmospheric Research and others are launching a three-year mission to better understand what makes hurricanes intensify or weaken, and what factors steer the destructive storms.

The Earth at night: Suomi NPP satellite offers unprecedented views

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

The Earth at night: Suomi NPP satellite offers unprecedented views

Scientists today unveiled unprecedented snapshots of Earth at night. Global composite images, constructed from cloud-free nighttime images from the new NOAA-NASA Suomi NPP satellite, were showcased at the American Geophysical Union’s annual meeting in San Francisco.

Titov, Vasily

Monday, December 8, 2014

Titov, Vasily

30 Years and Counting in Tsunami Research

Novosibirsk, Russia, situated in the middle of the largest country in the world with no ocean or coastline in sight, may not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of tsunamis. However, for tsunami modeler, Dr. Vasily Titov, Novosibirsk was the birthplace of his career in tsunami research.

Unmanned aircraft readies to sample Atlantic hurricanes

Friday, August 19, 2016

Unmanned aircraft readies to sample Atlantic hurricanes

NASA Global Hawk arrives on Virginia coast for NOAA hurricane flights

The NASA Global Hawk unmanned aircraft touched down Friday morning at NASA Wallops Flight Facility on the Virginia coast where NOAA and NASA scientists are preparing it for flights over Atlantic hurricanes.


Walker, Sharon L.

Friday, November 22, 2013

Walker, Sharon L.

Finding the Fire Beneath the Waves

An oceanographer for the Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, Sharon Walker spends her time surveying the ocean floor and sampling the water column to identify sites of submarine volcanic activity and deep sea vents.  By locating these vent sites, we can learn more about our earth’s crust, ocean circulation, and deep sea ecosystems.

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