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NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Hurricane Ignacio and viewed the storm in infrared light, providing valuable temperature data. […]
Mon, Aug 31, 2015
Smoke from the treacherous western wildfires has wafted across country and out to sea. […]
Mon, Aug 31, 2015
NASA's Terra satellite saw Hurricanes Kilo, Ignacio, and Jimena, all Category Four Hurricanes, lined up across the Central and Eastern […]
Sun, Aug 30, 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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