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Remote Sensing

Florence Inundates the Carolinas
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Florence Inundates the Carolinas

As the Carolinas flood from Hurricane Florence, NASA is providing valuable information for rescue and recovery efforts.

Published Sep 19, 2018

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Mission to Track Earth's Changing Ice Launches
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Mission to Track Earth's Changing Ice Launches

NASA’s ICESat-2 successfully lifted off from Space Launch Complex-2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base.

Published Sep 17, 2018

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The Complex Evolution of Florence’s Winds
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The Complex Evolution of Florence’s Winds

The hurricane is among the longest-lived cyclones of 2018, and the storm’s winds had plenty of time to rage and ease as they ran into different environmental conditions.

Published Sep 15, 2018

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A View Inside Hurricane Florence
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A View Inside Hurricane Florence

Though flying in a lowered orbit, twelve-year-old CloudSat continues to deliver impressive science data that reveals the vertical structure of clouds.

Published Sep 14, 2018

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Florence Crossing Warm Waters on the Way to the Carolinas
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Florence Crossing Warm Waters on the Way to the Carolinas

Forecasters expect the major hurricane to get a boost of energy from the Gulf Stream.

Published Sep 13, 2018

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