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NASA Earth Observatory: What's New Week of 12 June 2007

Status Report From: NASA HQ
Posted: Saturday, July 28, 2007

The latest from NASA's Earth Observatory (12 June 2007)

Earlier Earth Observatory Updates

New Features:

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Study/

* Satellite Monitors Rains that Trigger Landslides

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Study/LandslideWarning/ Researchers are developing a landslide early-warning system that uses space-based measurements of rainfall combined with a global risk map based on terrain, landcover, and soils.

In the News: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/

* Latest Images:

Three Gorges Dam, China
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=17674

Tornadoes Strike Northern Wisconsin
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=17673

Southern Everglades National Park, Florida
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=17672

Aquatic Plants Choke Lake Olomega
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=17671

Wave Clouds over the Arabian Sea
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=17670

San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=17669

Mudtrails from Fishing Trawlers in Gulf of Mexico
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=17668

Blooming Seas West of Ireland
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=17667

* Media Alerts

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/MediaAlerts/

  • Scientists Study Impacts of Industrial Logging in Central Africa
  • Salty Ocean Provide Early Warning for Climate Change
  • Dirty Snow May Warm Arctic as Much as Greenhouse Gases
  • Hundreds of Antarctic Peninsula Glaciers Accelerating as Climate Warms
  • Study of Underground Lakes in Antarctica Could Be Critical
  • Understanding What Causes Rain

* Headlines from the press, radio, and television:

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/Headlines/

  • Landslides, Storms Kill 73 in Bangladesh
  • 66 Die in China Flooding, Landslides
  • Hong Kong's 'Red Tide' Spreads
  • At Least Six Dead in Australia Storms
  • Hong Kong Winters May Vanish in 50 Years: Weather Expert
  • Midwest Residents Clean-up Storm Damage
  • Global Warming Threatens Antarctic Base
  • 28 Dead in Mideast After Rare Cyclone
  • Hurricane Simulator to Blow Real Houses Down
  • Geysers Reappear After Landslide
  • Caribbean's Reef-Building Coral at Risk
  • Study: Hurricane Surge 'Normal'
  • El Nino, La Nina Cycle Needs Watching: Experts
  • Powerful Cyclone Slams Into Oman Coast
  • Melting Glaciers Flowing Faster
  • World Warmer Than Average in Year to May: UK
  • Delta Islands May Become First Casualties of Warming

* New Research Highlights

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/Research/

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