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SWOT Satellite Catches Coastal Flooding During California Storms

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Operated by NASA and the French space agency, the Surface Water and Ocean Topography mission provides a new view of…

Article3 months ago

NASA Maps Key Heat Wave Differences in Southern California

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No stranger to hot weather, the region is facing more humid heat waves that test the adaptability of its residents.…

Article9 months ago

Extreme Weather Graphic Full Text

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Extreme Weather Graphic Full Text Heat Extremes Since 1950, the frequency and intensity of heat extremes have increased primarily due…

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Projected Change in Fire Weather Index in Australia (1950-2100)

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This map shows change in a measure called “fire weather index” (FWI) since 1950 and projected out to 2100 with respect to…

Article9 months ago

Projected Change in Fire Weather Index in the Amazon Region (1950-2100)

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Analysis by the NASA Earth Exchange of high-resolution climate projections concludes that, if global temperatures keep rising and reach 2…

Article9 months ago

Projected Change in Fire Weather Index in Sub-Saharan Africa (1950-2100)

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Credits: NASA/Taejin Park Fire Weather Index (FWI) captures a combination of conditions, including low rainfall and high winds, that together…

Article9 months ago