NASA Tracks Heat Wave Over US Southwest

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The AIRS instrument aboard NASA’s Aqua satellite collected temperature readings in the atmosphere and at the surface during an unprecedented heat wave in the southwestern U.S. from July 1 to July 12, 2021. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

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While one science instrument mapped the dome of high pressure that settled over the southwestern… […]

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Disaster Research Days 2021

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The conference carried out as a webinar series organised by the Disaster Competence Network Austria (DCNA) supports the dialogue and the networking between the individual scientific disciplines and departments in disaster management. It covers climate change related impacts such as extreme weather events and floods, as well as the protection of… […]

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Five Ways NASA Helps with Shark Conservation

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NASA’s CALIPSO satellite uses lidar to measure the movement of marine wildlife throughout the ocean. Credit: NASA / Timothy Marvel

While scientists at our partner institutions are directly focusing on shark conservation, NASA's Earth-observing satellites collect key information about sharks' habitat – the ocean. NASA's satellites measure the height of the… […]

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