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NASA is inviting media to learn more about an upcoming airborne science campaign to study intense summer thunderstorms over the central United States, which will aid scientists in their understanding of how such storms affect Earth’s atmosphere and climate change.
The idyllic region of Dalarna County is the site of an ancient, powerful collision.
The finding comes out of an effort to map where vegetation is emitting and soaking up carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
A new, NASA-funded study zoomed in on the 15 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S. to see how drops in air pollution during the pandemic differed from neighborhood to neighborhood. We talked to the lead author on the study, Gaige Kerr, about the findings.
While one science instrument mapped the dome of high pressure that settled over the southwestern U.S. in early July, another captured ground surface temperatures.
Spor Mountain in northeastern Utah is a major source of the stiff, lightweight metal that has been used in the flagship space telescope and several other NASA missions.
La NASA y la Agencia Espacial Europea (ESA, por sus siglas en inglés) han formado una asociación estratégica única en su tipo para observar la Tierra y su entorno cambiante.
NASA and ESA (European Space Agency) have formed a first-of-its-kind strategic partnership to observe Earth and its changing environment.
Decorated with steep cliffs and impressive waterfalls, Canaima National Park is biologically and geologically unique.
The rugged volcanic terrain creates a temperate climate in a mostly dry place.
The science instrument mapped the dome of high pressure that settled over the northwestern U.S. and western Canada in late June, sending temperatures into the triple digits.
The science instrument mapped the dome of high pressure that settled over the northwestern U.S. and western Canada in late June, sending temperatures into the triple digits.
With the most advanced Earth-observing laser instrument NASA has ever flown in space, scientists have improved their maps of hidden lake systems under the West Antarctic ice sheet.
With the most advanced Earth-observing laser instrument NASA has ever flown in space, scientists have improved their maps of hidden lake systems under the West Antarctic ice sheet.