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Scientists took the opportunity to observe Ana’s wind dynamics with the International Space Station-Rapid Scatterometer. […]
Wed, May 20, 2015
Typhoon Dolphin passed through the Northern Marianas today just to the north of Guam with sustained winds estimated at 95 […]
Tue, May 19, 2015
On May 18, 1980, Mount St. Helens gave way to a cataclysmic flank collapse, avalanche, and explosion that killed 57 […]
Mon, May 18, 2015

Dust Dominates Foreign Aerosol Imports to North America

Dust Moving West of Sea of Japan

NASA and university scientists have made the first measurement-based estimate of the amount and composition of tiny airborne particles that arrive in the air over North America each year. With a 3-D view of the atmosphere now possible from satellites, the scientists calculated that dust, not pollution, is the main ingredient of these imports.Read more.

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