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NASA Earth Observatory: What's New Week of 05 February 2008

Status Report From: NASA's Earth Observatory
Posted: Saturday, February 9, 2008

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

* Ancient Forest to Modern City
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Study/AncientForest/

To understand how local weather shifted when the towering forests of the eastern United States gave way to fields and cities, scientists must reconstruct the region's historical landscapes.

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

* Latest Images:
Signs of Summer Thaw on the Antarctic Peninsula http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=17915

Earthquakes Hit East Africa
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=17914

Tree Canopy Height from 1650 to 1992
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=17913

Luquillo Mountains, Puerto Rico
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=17912

Belcher Islands, Canada
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=17911

Explorer 1 50th Anniversary
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=17910

Low-Level Volcanic Activity Impacts Clouds
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=17909

Heavy Snow in China
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/NewImages/images.php3?img_id=17908

* NASA News
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/NasaNews/
- NASA Data Link Pollution to Rainy Summer Days in the Southeast
- Glacial Sediments Adding to Louisiana Coast's Sinking

* Media Alerts http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/MediaAlerts/
- Baffin Island Ice Caps Shrink by 50 Percent Since 1950s
- Man-Made Changes Bring about New Epoch in Earth's History
- When Accounting for the Global Nitrogen Budget, Don't Forget Fish

* Headlines from the press, radio, and television: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/Headlines/
- The Land that Never Melts?
- Cruising Antarctica to See a Planet in Peril
- Ancient Antarctic Lake Tapped for Study
- Earth Entering New Geologic Epoch?

* New Research Highlights http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Newsroom/Research/

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