Researchers lay the groundwork for high resolution "heat maps" to protect residents and improve city planning. With support from NSF, a multidisciplinary University of Georgia team is compiling highly detailed, fine-resolution maps of the "urban heat island" in their town of Athens, Georgia.
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The first launch is scheduled for late 2019 for one of two cube satellites made by the Small Satellite Research Laboratory at the University of Georgia.
Cube satellites, otherwise known as CubeSats, weigh less than three pounds and are approximately the size of a loaf of bread.
Various news outlets recently reported a fatal accident involving a motorcycle rider being struck by lightning. This is a tragic incident. It comes several days after I watched jaw-dropping video of lightning striking a tree at the Women's U.S. Open golf tournament. The amazing thing about the video, beyond the lightning itself, was the number of people still milling around outside.
As a former NASA earth system scientist, I am quite familiar with the wonders of our planet and how satellite-based remote sensing can reveal them.
CNN meteorologist Brandon Miller, "Over 40% of Greenland experienced melting yesterday, with total ice loss estimated to be more than 2 gigatons (a gigaton is equal to 1 billion tons)."
Over 40% of Greenland experienced melting Thursday, with total ice loss estimated to be more than 2 gigatons (equal to 2 billion tons) on just that day alone.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced a national consortium of academic and nonprofit institutions.
By: Alan Flurry
With the 2019 hurricane season officially beginning June 1, there's another potential obstacle to predicting monster storms.
Parts of Colorado received almost 2 feet of snow at the beginning of summer.