INTRIGUING IMAGE OF THE WEEK
INDUSTRY INSIGHTS & TRENDS
- African Smoke-Cloud Connection Target of NASA Airborne Flights
Over the southeast Atlantic Ocean, a 2,000-mile-long plume of smoke from African agricultural fires meets a near-permanent cloud bank offshore.
- NASA Airborne Team Surveys Flooding from Hurricane Florence
In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which struck the Carolinas on Sept. 14, 2018, NASA quickly deployed a sophisticated airborne radar to give disaster response agencies a much-needed view of floodwaters that continued to threaten the region.
- NASA, NOAA Convene GOES 17 Mishap Investigation Board
NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) appointed a board to investigate an instrument anomaly aboard the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) 17 weather satellite currently in orbit.
- Spotlight on Sea-Level Rise
Scientists recently gathered in the Azores to share findings on how satellites have revealed changes in the height of the sea, ice, inland bodies of water and more. Of concern to all is the fact that global sea level has not only been rising steadily over the last 25 years, but recently it is rising at a much faster rate.