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NASA's Earth Minute: Blowin' in the Wind - link to video NASA's Earth Minute: Blowin' in the Wind
March 27, 2015

Since 1978, NASA has been monitoring ocean winds via scatterometry, the data of which has improved weather and hurricane forecasts and helped us better understand global climate patterns. Arrow

NASA's Newest Wind Watcher - link to video NASA's Newest Wind Watcher
September 9, 2014

Rapidscat: El último observador de vientos de la NASA!
en Español - Uploaded on Feb 27, 2015

Learn how a small team created ISS-RapidScat. Arrow

RapidScat: Watching the Winds from Space - link to video RapidScat: Watching the Winds from Space
May 15, 2014

RapidScat: Midiendo vientos oceánicos desde el espacio!
en Español - Uploaded on Feb 27, 2015

Explore the science behind NASA's ISS-RapidScat. Arrow
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Urban growth in Milan, Italy. In this region, urbanization has increased the potential for groundwater contamination. Image credit: Wikimedia Commons


NASA's RapidScat instrument and NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite gathered data on Tropical Cyclone Pam after it caused extreme damage to Vanuatu.


ropical Cyclone Nathan made landfall in eastern Queensland, Australia's Cape York Peninsula and was moving west across it when NASA's Aqua satellite

Global Climate Change - Vital Signs of the Planet

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