The ‘radical’ ways sunlight builds bigger molecules in the atmosphere

With summer season approaching, “sea and sun” may invoke pictures of a beach journey. However for researchers, the interactions of the 2 have huge ramifications for the environment and... Read more »

NASA’s GPM shows rainfall southeast of sheared Tropical Cyclone Iris

Wind shear has actually been impacting Cyclone Iris as it remains off the coast of eastern Queensland. The Worldwide Rainfall Measurement (GPM) objective core satellite observed how northern wind... Read more »

NASA satellite gets an eye-opening look at Super Typhoon Jelawat

IMAGE: On March 30 at 12: 12 a.m. EDT (0412 UTC) NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite recorded a noticeable picture of Super Hurricane Jelawat that plainly revealed an eye had... Read more »

NASA tracks a weaker comma-shaped Tropical Cyclone Marcus

IMAGE: NASA’s Aqua satellite passed over Marcus on March 23 at 3 am EDT (0700 UTC) and discovered cloud leading temperature levels as cold or cooler than minus 70... Read more »

NASA sees Tropical Cyclone Nora become a hurricane

IMAGE: On March 23 at 12: 36 a.m. EDT (0436 UTC) a noticeable picture of Hurricane Nora was obtained from the VIIRS instrument aboard NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite as... Read more »

NASA sees Tropical Cyclone Hola drenching Vanuatu, New Caledonia

Cyclone Hola was dropping heavy rains on Vanuatu and New Caledonia when the Global Rainfall Measurement objective or GPM core satellite passed overhead. There are local cautions for Vanuatu... Read more »

NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP Satellite sees Tropical Cyclone Hola over Vanuatu

IMAGE: On Mar. 8 at 0230 UTC (Mar. 7 at 9: 30 p.m. EST) NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite recorded a noticeable picture of Hurricane Hola over Vanuatu in the... Read more »

NASA’s Aqua satellite finds Dumazile sheared

IMAGE: NASA’s Aqua satellite passed over Dumazile on March 7 and revealed a distinct low-level center of blood circulation and strong wind shear pressed the majority of the clouds... Read more »

UMBC physicists show interactions between smoke and clouds have unexpected cooling effect

Atomspheric physicists have actually discovered that the method wildfire smoke from Africa engages with clouds over the Atlantic Ocean leads to a net cooling result, which contrasts previous understanding... Read more »

An ‘insider’s look’ at Tropical Cyclone 11S from NASA’s Aqua Satellite

IMAGE: On March 2 at 5:05 a.m. EST (10:05 UTC) NASA’s Aqua satellite found cloud top temperatures of strongest thunderstorms (yellow) in Tropical Storm 11S. Temperatures were as cold as... Read more »