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2011 Hurricane Season and NASA Research: An Interview with Scott Braun

With the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season approaching its peak, a NASA meteorologist explores the key questions in hurricane research. Read more

Natural Disasters and NASA - What Is The Agency's Role? An Interview with Michael Goodman

Working with basic researchers, engineers, and applied scientists--and a dozen satellite sensors--Michael Goodman helps assemble and coordinate NASA’s response to natural disasters and hazards. Read more

Dalia Kirschbaum Talks About Making a Global Landslide Inventory

NASA scientist Dalia Kirschbaum talks about the potential for a global inventory of rain-triggered landslides to help scientists better understand when and where landslides are most likely to occur. Read more

Frozen Ground: An Interview with Permafrost Expert Larry Hinzman

NASA interviews Larry Hinzman, director of the International Arctic Research Center at the University of Alaska, about greenhouse gases trapped beneath the Arctic permafrost. Read more

The Glory Mission’s Judith Lean Discusses Solar Variability

Solar physicist Judith Lean talks about solar cycles and what scientists have learned about solar variability in the last three decades. Read more

NASA Scientist Nadine Unger Discusses Which Sectors of the Economy Impact the Climate

Nadine Unger, a climatologist with NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York City, spoke with NASA’s Earth Science News Team about her recent study that analyzed how different human activities impact climate. The study appeared in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in February. Read more

NASA Climatologist Gavin Schmidt Discusses the Surface Temperature Record

Gavin Schmidt, a climatologist at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York City, studies why and how Earth’s climate varies over time. He offered some context on the annual surface temperature record, a data set that’s generated considerable interest—and some controversy—in the past. GISS updated its surface temperature record with 2009 data this week, and reported that the last decade was the warmest on record. Read more