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15 spectacular shots from Weather Photographer of the Year contest

The Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS), in association with WeatherPro, has announced the winners of the 2019 Weather Photographer of the Year competition. From an Arizona haboob to a stranded ship in Taiwan to a geisha caught in a downpour, these…

NASA-NOAA satellite shows wind shear affecting a changing Typhoon Bualoi

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Northwestern Pacific Ocean revealed that Typhoon Bualoi continued to look asymmetric because of ongoing wind shear. The Joint Typhoon Warning Center issued the final bulletin on Bualoi as it was beginning the transition into an extra-tropical cyclone.

Satellite analysis reveals and asymmetric Typhoon Bualoi

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite and NASA’s Aqua satellite both passed over the Northwestern Pacific Ocean and both used infrared light to obtain temperature data and shape information on Typhoon Bualoi.

Report sums up climate’s already dramatic impact on oceans and ice – Science News for Students

(more about Power Words) acidic     An adjective for materials that contain acid. These materials often are capable of eating away at some minerals such as carbonate, or preventing their formation in the first place. acidification     A process that lowers the pH of…

NASA-NOAA satellite sees Tropical Depression 19W organizing

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Northwestern Pacific Ocean and provided forecasters at the Joint Typhoon Warning Center with a view of Tropical Depression 19W’s structure that helped confirm it is now a depression.

11 alarming facts about sea-level rise

The ocean is coming for us. Global sea levels are now rising by 3.6 millimeters per year, up from an average rate of 1.4 mm per year last century. In just 80 years, the ocean could be more than 1…

NASA analyzes rainfall rates in new Tropical Storm Tapah

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Tropical Storm Tapah formed quickly in the northwestern Pacific Ocean and as it was strengthening from a depression to a tropical storm, the Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite passed overhead from its orbit in space and measured rainfall rates throughout the storm.

GPM satellite finds heavy rainfall on northern side of typhoon Lingling

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) The Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite analyzed the rainfall rates happening within Typhoon Lingling and found the heaviest precipitation on its northern side.