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NASA Earth Observatory: What's New - Week of 3 July 2007

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

Earlier Earth Observatory Updates

The latest from NASA's Earth Observatory (03 July 2007)

New Features:

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

* Global Warming Questions and Answers

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

From why global warming is a problem to whether increased solar activity could be behind it, this Q&A article includes responses to common questions about global warming.

In the News:

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

* Latest Images:

Floods in Southeastern Australia
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=17697

North Atlantic Bloom
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=17695

Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Maryland
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=17694

Source of the Amazon River
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=17693

San Jose, Costa Rica
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=17692

Angora Fire, Lake Tahoe
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=17691

Kenai Peninsula Fire
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=17689

Saharan Dust Crosses the Atlantic
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=17688

* NASA News

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/NasaNews/ - NASA Satellite Captures First View of 'Night-Shining' Clouds - NASA Airborne Expedition Chases Climate, Ozone Questions

* Media Alerts

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

  • New Robotic Vehicles to Explore Hydrothermal Vents on Arctic Seafloor
  • Antarctic Icebergs: Hotspots of Ocean Life
  • Scientists Close in on Missing Carbon Sink
  • Arctic Ocean History is Deciphered by Ocean-Drilling Research Team
  • New Tools to Forecast Hurricane Rainfall Inland

* Headlines from the press, radio, and television:

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

  • Scientists Use Elephant Seals to Monitor Oceans
  • The Clearest Ocean Waters on Earth
  • Wilderness Vanishing From Earth
  • Mysterious Clouds Creeping Out of the Arctic
  • Global Warming Will Increase World Death Rate
  • Study Sees Climate Change Impact on Alaska
  • Tropical Giant Penguin Discovered
  • East Antarctic Ice Sheet Stable
  • Earth's Inner Heat Keeps Cities Afloat
  • Swiss Climate Warming Fast
  • Giant Penguins May Have Roamed Peru
  • Satellites to Help Track Endangered Reptiles
  • Arizona Dust Causes Colorado Meltdown

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