Remote Sensing

Staring Into Ian’s Eye
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Staring Into Ian’s Eye

NASA scientists are studying the latest satellite imagery of the storm and analyzing the forces that made the storm so catastrophic.

Published Sep 30, 2022

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Fuel for Ian, Cool from Fiona
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Fuel for Ian, Cool from Fiona

Warm seas provide fuel for extreme storms, and can then be cooled by them.

Published Sep 27, 2022

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Canada Braces for Fiona
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Canada Braces for Fiona

After buffeting Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and Bermuda, the hurricane appeared destined to be one of the strongest storms to ever reach the Canadian Maritimes.

Published Sep 23, 2022

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Taking Stock of Edgy Parts of Greenland
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Taking Stock of Edgy Parts of Greenland

Loss of ice at the periphery of the Greenland Ice Sheet was often discounted; recent research suggests it should not be.

Published Sep 30, 2022

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Power Outages in Puerto Rico
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Power Outages in Puerto Rico

Four days after Hurricane Fiona made landfall on the island, citizens were coping with widespread power losses.

Published Sep 22, 2022

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