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During the morning of March 20, 2015, a total solar eclipse was visible from parts of Europe, and a partial […]
Fri, Mar 20, 2015
NASA's Terra satellite captured this image of the snow on the ground in the northeastern U.S. and Canada on March […]
Fri, Mar 06, 2015
Terra revealed that Tropical Cyclone Glenda was being stretched out by wind shear on Feb. 27. […]
Fri, Feb 27, 2015

Study Examines Forest Vulnerability to Climate Change

Mid-elevation forests – those between approximately 6,500 to 8,000 feet (1,981 to 2,438 meters) in elevation – are the most sensitive to rising temperatures and changes in precipitation and snowmelt associated with climate change, finds a new University of Colorado Boulder-led study co-funded by NASA. The study looked at how the greenness of Western U.S. forests is linked to fluctuations in year-to-year snowpack. Read more.

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