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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

Intense Bushfires in Tasmania

In January 2013, intense bushfires blazed in Tasmania, an island south of Australia. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image showing numbers fires burning across the island on January 7, 2013. Red outlines indicate hot spots where MODIS detected unusually warm surface temperatures associated with fires. Read more.

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