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Earth - Weather Topics

  • Human Voltage

    1999April 6, 2011

    From the International Conference on Atmospheric Electricity, scientists review what happens when people and Lightningconverge.

  • If it Rains in the Pacific Will Kansas Have a Drought?

    1999April 6, 2011

    Who cares if it rains and the fish get wet? A Pacific Ocean rainfall experiment will have implications for global weather studies.

  • Learning how to diagnose bad flying weather

    1999April 6, 2011

    Scientists discuss what they know about lightning's effects on spacecraft and aircraft.

  • Earth Day Education

    1999April 6, 2011

    Students in the Huntsville, Ala. area used a "ray gun" to measure temperature and launched a weather balloon to measure stratospheric ozone, getting a hands-on experience in how climate scientists monitor changes in our atmosphere.

  • Lightningfollows the Sun

    1999April 6, 2011

    Tantalizing findings show patterns of Lightningvary with the Sun, El Nino, and other phenomena. Such correlations could provide a way to monitor global changes.

  • Welcome to the Thunder Dome

    1999April 6, 2011

    Climate scientists report that urbanization has altered weather patterns over Atlanta, Georgia. Data collected for the last 25 years link deforestation and the use of heat-absorbing materials with oddities such as severe morning weather.

  • LightningDetectors watch storms that spawned tornadoes

    1998April 6, 2011

    Lightningsensors in space and on the ground are showing the value of having a space-based network of sensors that could spot and track storms which are likely to spawn tornadoes.

  • First CAMEX-3 hurricane brewing in mid-Atlantic

    1998April 6, 2011

    Scientists may get the chance to study Bonnie, which may develop into a full-fledged hurricane this week.

  • Preparing for hurricane Danielle

    1998April 6, 2011

    NASA team rests after "quite incredible" work with Bonnie

  • Hurricane research team stays busy

    1998April 6, 2011

    Team flies 4 missions in 5 days, collecting humidity information in clear air, and oceanic convection data.