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Terra revealed that Tropical Cyclone Glenda was being stretched out by wind shear on Feb. 27. […]
Fri, Feb 27, 2015
NASA's Terra satellite captured an image of the snow-covered eastern U.S. that looks like the states have been sitting in […]
Fri, Feb 20, 2015
NASA's Terra satellite passed over central and eastern Australia early on Feb. 19 and two images from the Moderate Resolution […]
Thu, Feb 19, 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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