Tropical storm Humberto gained strength Sunday and was expected to return to hurricane force by evening, but its track now puts it far from the Bahamas and the US coast, the US National Hurricane Center said.... PHYS.ORG · 1 month
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A new study provides information on how to invest in natural coastal ecosystems that the Bahamian government, community leaders and development banks are applying in post-disaster recovery and future storm preparation in the Bahamas. more
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NASA finds a transitioning Tropical Storm Neoguri  PHYS.ORG · 4 hours
NASA's Terra satellite passed over the Northwestern Pacific Ocean on Oct. 21 and captured a visible image of Tropical Storm Neoguri. Satellite imagery revealed that the storm is becoming extra-tropical. more
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As Tropical Storm Lorena was nearing landfall in northwestern Mexico, NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided forecasters with an image of the storm. By Monday, Sept. 23, Lorena's remnants were affecting the southern U.S. and... more
NASA provides a farewell infrared view of extra-tropical storm Melissa  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
NASA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over North Atlantic Ocean on Oct. 14 and provided forecasters with an infrared view of Tropical Storm Melissa that revealed wind shear was... more
NASA sees Atlantic subtropical storm Melissa form off New England coast  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Satellite data has confirmed the formation of Subtropical Storm Melissa. NASA's Terra Satellite provided a visible image the former Nor'easter turned subtropical storm off the coast... more
NASA satellite identified a less-organized Caribbean Tropical Storm Karen  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Satellite imagery can be used to peer inside a storm as well as assess the storm's outside shape to give forecasters understanding of what's happening to it. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP... more
NASA catches short-lived Tropical Storm Priscilla's landfall in Mexico  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
Tropical Storm Priscilla was short-lived because it formed on Sunday, Oct. 20 very close to the coast of western Mexico and made landfall that same day. NASA's Terra satellite provided... more
NASA finds a transitioning cyclone Mitag filling the sea of Japan  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
NASA's Terra satellite passed over the Sea of Japan on Oct. 3 and captured a visible image of Tropical Storm Mitag. Clouds associated with the storm... more
NASA-NOAA satellite finds wind shear taking a toll on tropical storm Jerry  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Tropical Storm Jerry continued to weaken as warnings were in effect for Bermuda on Sept. 24.  Jerry appeared less organized on visible imagery from... more
NASA satellite looks at Tropical Storm Kiko's cloud heights, temperatures  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
NASA's Aqua Satellite provides a variety of data on tropical cyclones including cloud heights and cloud top temperatures. Aqua examined those factors in Tropical Storm Kiko before wind... more
NASA-NOAA satellite finds overshooting tops, gravity waves in Tropical Storm Nestor  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided night-time and infrared views of developing Tropical Storm Nestor in the Gulf of Mexico and found over-shooting cloud tops and gravity... more
NASA Satellite finds Karen holding onto tropical storm status  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
NASA's Terra Satellite provides a variety of data on tropical cyclones including cloud heights and cloud top temperatures. Terra examined those factors in Tropical Storm Karen in the North Atlantic... more
NASA finds Tropical Storm Karen's strength on western side  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
NASA's Terra satellite captured an image of Tropical Storm Karen on Sept. 26 and found the strongest thunderstorms west of center. more
NASA finds heavy rain potential in Tropical Storm Hikaa  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The Northern Indian Ocean has generated a new tropical cyclone. NASA provided an infrared look a recently formed Tropical Storm Hikaa, moving through the Arabian Sea. more
NASA-NOAA satellite finds Tropical Storm Lorenzo organizing  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Tropical Storm Lorenzo continued to strengthen and appeared more organized on visible imagery from NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite. more
NASA-NOAA satellite finds Tropical Storm Neoguri consolidating  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided forecasters at the Joint Typhoon Warning Center with a visible image of Tropical Storm Neoguri that showed it had become more organized over the previous 24 hours. more
NASA's Terra satellite catches a glimpse of a fleeting Ema  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Tropical Storm Ema had a very short life, but NASA's Terra satellite caught a glimpse of the storm before it dissipated in the Central Pacific Ocean. more
NASA-NOAA satellite observes development of Tropical Storm Octave  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided infrared data that showed the development of Tropical Storm Octave in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. more
Lorena downgraded to tropical storm off northwest Mexico coast  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Hurricane Lorena was downgraded to a tropical storm as it swirled in the Gulf of California off northwest Mexico Saturday, after making landfall near the Los Cabos beach resort, the... more
NASA satellite data shows Tapah becoming extra-tropical  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Tropical Storm Tapah had taken on an elongated shape as it moved through the Sea of Japan, between South Korea and Japan. When the Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite passed over... more
Suomi NPP satellite finds a weaker typhoon Hagibis nearing Japan  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
On Oct. 10, Hagibis was a super typhoon, but overnight, the storm weakened to typhoon status. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided a visible image of the large storm... more
NASA satellite sees a large Hurricane Lorenzo headed toward Azores  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Hurricane Lorenzo was heading toward the Azores Islands when NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided forecasters with an image of the storm. Satellite imagery revealed the large extent of... more
NASA finds Tropical Storm Karen bringing heavy rain to Puerto Rico  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Tropical Storm Karen has crossed over Puerto Rico and into the western Atlantic Ocean. Early on Sept. 25 when Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core... more
Basking sharks exhibit different diving behavior depending on the season  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Tracking the world's second-largest shark species has revealed that it moves to different depths depending on the time of year. more
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