Soil Moisture Mission Rockets to Orbit
The SMAP mission lifts off to make the most accurate, high-resolution soil moisture measurements ever collected from space.
New posts in the Notes from the Field blog - From a Roadside View to a Global View
Snow in the Northeastern United States
A blizzard brought snow to New England and moderate snow to the Middle Atlantic.
Reef in the Southern Gulf of Mexico
Arrecife Alacranes, Spanish for "Scorpion Reef," is the largest reef in the southern Gulf of Mexico.
Notes from the Field: Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) Launch
Knowledge of soil moisture is important for applications such as weather forecasting, crop monitoring, and flood prediction. For a global picture of this key parameter, NASA is launching the Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) satellite.
Twin Tropical Cyclones
Two storms in the Indian Ocean churned quite close to each other, but not close enough to tango.
Flooding along the Shire River, Mozambique and MalawiStories 1 - 10 of 695
Heavy rains in southern Africa caused severe flooding along the Shire River in January 2015.