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NASA Earth Observatory: What's New Week of 06 November 2007

Status Report From: NASA's Earth Observatory
Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2007

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The latest from NASA's Earth Observatory (06 November 2007)

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

* Earth's Temperature Tracker
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Study/GISSTemperature/

NASA scientist James Hansen has tracked Earth's temperature for decades, and he is confident the global warming trend of 0.9 degrees Celsius observed since 1880 is mainly the result of human-produced greenhouse gases.

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

* Latest Images:

* NASA News
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/NasaNews/

  • NASA Data May Help Improve Estimates of a Hurricane's Punch

* Media Alerts
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/MediaAlerts/

  • Wildfire Drives Carbon Levels in Northern Forests
  • U.S. Fires Release Large Amounts of Carbon Dioxide
  • Mineral Ages Show Blue Mountain Rocks Related to Klamath, Sierra Nevadas

* Headlines from the press, radio, and television:
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/Headlines/

  • Antarctic Conservation Management Body Agrees on New Bioregions Plan
  • Unmanned Hurricane Research Aircraft Sent into Noel
  • Shrinking Ice Means Greenland is Rising Fast
  • Digital Magnetic Map Goes Global
  • La Nina Will Continue for Another 5 Months
  • Tornado Outbreak Sets October Record
  • Parrotfish to Aid Reef Repair
  • Scientists Discover Deepwater Coral Clusters
  • California Wildfires Unleash Climate-Warming Carbon
  • Let California Burn, Say Experts
  • Melting Glacier Reveals Ancient Tree Stumps
  • Food and Climate: A Complicated but Optimistic View
  • How the 'Yellowstone Plume' Saves U.S. States
  • Native Species Extinction More Likely Than Tsunamis
  • Poor Air Quality May Linger Long After Fire's Out
  • Coral Spawn Early, Scientists Caught Off Guard

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