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NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service (NESDIS) manages NOAA's constellation of environmental satellites and the data they provide.
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NOAA Satellites 12h
Thanks to our satellites, you can marvel at our planet's beauty every single day! Here are 10 simple ways you can help protect Mother Earth:
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NOAA Satellites 14h
Let's take a moment to appreciate the real star of the show today: Mother Earth! Check out just how far satellite imagery has come since the first in 1970:
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NOAA Satellites 16h
What happens when a group of middle schoolers in New Jersey do a research project using data from ? Well, naturally, they end up with lots of data and some inspiration for a rap song 🎶
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NOAA 18h
We've got 15 great reads for your week -- Our ‘click list’ of cool stories has something for everyone:
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NOAA Satellites 19h
Happy that coral reefs are often called the “rainforests of the sea” because they are some of the most biodiverse ecosystems on Earth? Find out how satellites play a pivotal role in monitoring the health of coral reefs:
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NOAA Satellites Apr 19
This , is keeping a close eye on the storm system that's bringing severe thunderstorms with the potential for damaging wind gusts and tornados to parts of the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. More:
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NOAA Satellites Apr 19
After conducting a post-storm analysis, determined that Hurricane 's estimated intensity at landfall was 160 mph, making it only the fourth Cat. 5 hurricane on record to make landfall in the U.S. More:
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NOAA Satellites Apr 19
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Safe travels! You can see all the latest weather alerts here:
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NOAA Satellites Apr 19
The morning is off to a stormy start across parts of Alabama, Georgia and the Florida Panhandle, as seen here by . Here, bright orange areas signify colder, taller clouds, which indicate greater convective activity and heavier rainfall. More:
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Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Apr 18
Agricultural fires in Southeast Asia are producing huge swaths of smoke, as seen here by the satellite. Farmers across the region use the “slash and burn” method, which enriches the soil but degrades air quality. More here:
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NOAA Satellites Apr 18
Despite being centered over the equator, provides excellent resolution over regions very far to the north, including Canada's Yukon Territory and the Arctic Ocean. We are even able to see the movement of sea ice! More imagery:
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NOAA Apr 18
Just in: 2019 ranked as 2nd warmest March on record, after March 2016:
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NOAA Satellites Apr 18
There was plenty of lightning to go around yesterday ⚡ While most of the lightning is centralized over the northern Plains and Upper Midwest in this loop, you really see it start to pick up over Texas toward the end. More imagery:
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NOAA Satellites Apr 17
Thunderstorms are bubbling up over the Texas Panhandle this afternoon, as seen here by . Severe wind gusts, as well as large hail, are possible across the region. Find the latest updates on severe weather here:
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NOAA Satellites Apr 17
Don't worry, if you live along the East Coast and saw a bright blue/green light streaking across the sky last night; you're not crazy. 's Geostationary Lightning Mapper saw the too! More imagery:
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NOAA Satellites Apr 17
is watching thunderstorms quickly develop over South Dakota and the northeastern corner of Nebraska this morning. In this imagery, bright orange areas signify colder clouds, which indicate greater convective activity and heavier rainfall. More:
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NOAA Satellites Apr 16
Volcanic ash is a significant health, aviation, infrastructure and economic hazard. That's why new channels, improved resolution and faster scanning from & are so important! Learn how new tools are improving volcanic ash detection:
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NWS DC/Baltimore Apr 16
Mountain wave cirrus clouds have kept portions of the area partly to mostly cloudy this morning. These clouds will continue to erode this afternoon, allowing temperatures to rise into the 60s. Latest:
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NOAA Satellites Apr 16
The clouds finally cleared enough for to get a view of the snow left behind by last week's late-season blizzard. Here you can see a blanket of snow covering parts of Minnesota and the Dakotas. More:
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NOAA Satellites Apr 16
is watching another beautiful sunrise this . Today is quite literally the calm before the storm across the South and Central U.S., as another round of severe weather is expected across the lower Mississippi Valley on Wednesday.
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