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Clouds to cool the earth


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 23 (IANS) Analysis of lower cloud levels over the past decade has thrown up hints of a cooling mechanism that may be key to the planet's climate, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Global warming to turn clouds into heat traps


December 12th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) Global warming will turn clouds into heat traps, worsening the greenhouse gas effects, and chances that clouds will save us from climate change are low, an expert says. ... Read more...

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‘Cloud feedback’ will play major role in global warming: Study


December 10th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Till now, one of the biggest uncertainties in climate change studies was whether clouds trap more heat or offer a net cooling.And researchers were not able to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Drought drives decade-long decline in global plant productivity


August 20th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): A new study of NASA satellite data has revealed that global plant productivity that once was on the rise with warming temperatures and a lengthened growing season is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

NASA’s satellite images show Icelandic volcanic ash moving into Germany


April 17th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17(ANI): Images taken by NASA's scientific research satellite have revealed that Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano ash clouds are now moving into Germany.NASA's Terra satellite flew over the volcano on ... Read more...

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NASA’s Terra satellite spots tropical cyclone Anja in southern Indian Ocean


November 17th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 17 (ANI): NASA's MODIS instrument on the Terra satellite has detected Cyclone Anja, the first tropical cyclone of the southern Hemisphere cyclone season, in the southern Indian Ocean.When Anja formed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Infrared technology can predict when and how violently volcanoes will erupt


November 21st, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): A geologist is using thermal infrared technology and data from NASA and weather satellites to determine when and how violently volcanoes will erupt, a research that will ... Read more...

Posted in National |

NASA satellite measures pollution from East Asia to North America


March 18th, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 18 (ANI): A NASA satellite has measured the amount of pollution from East Asian forest fires, urban exhaust, and industrial production that makes its way to western North America.Hongbin ... Read more...

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Global warming causes massive ice loss in Greenland


February 21st, 2008 - 3:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): A new NASA study has confirmed that the surface temperature of Greenland's massive ice sheet has been rising, stoked by warming air temperatures, and fueling loss of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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