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The Water Wars of Arizona on 19th of Jul 2018 “The water . NASA published its first comprehensive study of global groundwater reserves. The mission began in 2002, with the launch of the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (Grace), two satel
ASU scientists use satellites to measure vital underground water resources on 19th of Jul 2018 The availability of water from underground aquifers is vital to the basic needs of more than 1.5 billion people worldwide, including those of us . from space California’s Central Valley is a major a
Pictures Worth a Thousand Words: How Satellite Imagery is Improving Agriculture in Developing Countries (Jul 2018) The work of scientists at NASA GISS and the Earth Institute has improved our understanding of the atmospheric characteristics of our world . along the floodplains of major rivers, where fertile soil
Trump administration seeks to roll back Endangered Species Act on 19th of Jul 2018 Axios Axios The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Agency and NOAA proposed sweeping changes to the Endangered Species Act (ESA) on Thursday. Why it matters: . . Why it’s important: The research, published Thursday in the journal Science, is the first to find a human .
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NASA reveals major changes in worldwide water availability (many weeks now) CBS News CBS News “What we are witnessing is major hydrologic change,” said Jay Famiglietti of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. “We see a distinctive pattern of the wetland areas of the world getting wetter — those are the high latitudes and . Mapping changes in world’s water, NASA scientists find ‘human fingerprint’ in many areasThe Desert Sun NASA Satellites Reveal Major Shifts in Global FreshwaterPR Newswire (press release) Satellite study finds major shifts in global freshwaterPhys.Org Tech Times – Earth.com – NASA – Nature all 115 news articles »
Satellite imagery shows surface area of rivers and streams is 45 percent higher than anticipated (Jul 2018) Geospatial World (press release) (blog) Geospatial World (press release) (blog) “As we try to mitigate the effects of climate change, it’s really important that we clearly understand where the carbon that we are emitting goes, and that requires us to accurately quantify the global carbon cycle,” said Tamlin Pavelsky, senior author .
Satellite Images Reveal Earth’s Waterways Cover Much More Of The Planet Than We Thought (since Jun, 2018) IFLScience IFLScience Satellite images reveal the Earth’s rivers and streams cover 45 percent more surface area traversing about 773,000 square kilometers (300,000 square miles) around the globe – and it could have major implications in how we understand climate change . Global extent of rivers and streams | ScienceScience
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Air pollution in some US national parks as poor as largest cities (Jul 2018) Axios Axios Earth had its third-warmest June on record this year, according to NASA data released Monday. . . In a warming world, expanding access to cooling technologies without jeopardizing climate change goals is going to be a major challenge, according to a . Air pollution and visitation at US national parksScience Advances Iowa State study: Air pollution negatively associated with US national park visitationIowa State University News Service Air Quality in Parks – Air (U.S. National Park Service)National Park Service National Park Service – Explore Nature – National Park Service all 80 news articles »
Global warming poses “devastating” threat to the internet, study says (Jul 2018) Axios Axios Earth had its third-warmest June on record this year, according to NASA data on Monday. . . In a warming world, expanding access to cooling technologies without jeopardizing climate change goals is going to be a major challenge, according to a new . Study suggests buried internet infrastructure at risk as sea levels riseUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison Ramakrishnan Durairajan – CIS Users web server – University of OregonCIS Users web server – University of Oregon Into the vault: the operation to rescue Manhattan’s drowned internetThe Verge DocumentCloud – Miami Herald all 84 news articles »
Wildfire perilously close to Yosemite is filling the park with smoke (Jul 2018) Axios Axios Earth had its third-warmest June on record this year, according to NASA data released Monday. . . In a warming world, expanding access to cooling technologies without jeopardizing climate change goals is going to be a major challenge, according to a .
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How Increasingly Severe El Niños Are Threatening Tropical Forests Around the World (since Jun, 2018) Pacific Standard Pacific Standard In space, a new NASA satellite, launched on July 2nd, 2014, allowed scientists to study the El Niño’s rise and fall, and its effects on the global carbon cycle in greater detail than ever before. The Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) was equipped .
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Could El Niño and climate change spell the end for tropical forests? (since Jun, 2018) Mongabay.com Mongabay.com NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) allowed scientists to study the response of the world’s tropical rainforests to the 2015-16 El Niño in more detail than every before, potentially providing insight into the longer-term response of tropical .
NASA launches next generation of satellites to track world’s water (many weeks now) The Desert Sun The Desert Sun For 15 years, two NASA satellites revealed an unprecedented picture of movements in water around the Earth, tracking ice sheets melting, glaciers retreating, oceans rising and groundwater declining as humans drain aquifers. Now, NASA is carrying on the . SpaceX’s Falcon 9 launches NASA satellites that will track rising oceans and melting glaciersUSA TODAY SpaceX rocket launches science and commercial satellites into spaceIndependent.ie Iridium-6/GRACE-FO MissionYouTube
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