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Satellite Observations Aid Bison Management
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Satellite Observations Aid Bison Management

A new study has found a link between the effects of climate change, the productivity of grasslands, and the proliferation of bison in Yellowstone National Park.

Published Mar 11, 2020

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A Burst of Lake Effect Snow
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A Burst of Lake Effect Snow

Though snow droughts kept the ground bare in much of the Northeast, a late-February storm pummeled upstate New York.

Published Mar 2, 2020

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Net Radiation
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Net Radiation

Net radiation is the balance between incoming and outgoing energy at the top of the atmosphere. It is the total energy available to influence climate after light and heat are reflected, absorbed, or emitted by clouds and land.

Jul 2006 — Feb 2020

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Land Surface Temperature
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Land Surface Temperature

Land surface temperatures rise and fall with the heat of the Sun, and they represent how hot or cold the surface would feel to touch. These maps show daytime land temperatures as measured from space.

Feb 2000 — Feb 2020

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Land Surface Temperature Anomaly
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Land Surface Temperature Anomaly

These maps depict anomalies in land surface temperatures (LSTs); that is, how much hotter or cooler a region was compared to the long-term average. LST anomalies can indicate heat waves or cold spells.

Feb 2000 — Feb 2020

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