Hurricane Katrina damaged 320 million large trees which led to massive quantities of carbon dioxide being released into the atmosphere.
Accompany this small, unmanned craft as it takes a low-altitude look inside Hurricane Noel.
As Tropical Storm Noel churns off Florida's east coast, NASA and university scientists have announced they have developed a promising new technique for estimating the intensity of tropical cyclones from space.
A NASA visualization illustrating the complex science of hurricane hot towers has been selected for an award by Science Magazine
By monitoring the lightning near a hurricane’s eye, scientists will be able to improve their forecasts of a storm's intensity.
Felix and Henriette make landfall on the same day on either side of Central America.
NASA technology was deployed to aid officials in assessing the damage along much of the Gulf Coast in the aftermath of Katrina.
Fifteen years ago, in the early morning hours of August 24, 1992, Hurricane Andrew made landfall in south Florida and became one of the costliest hurricanes in U.S. history.
Sea surface temperatures are one of the key ingredients for tropical cyclone formation and they were warming up.
Educators will have the opportunity to bring a hurricane expert into their classroom with the release of a new NASA web page and video.
Shakespeare's King Lear shouted to the heavens for a storm to vent its fury on him. Some NASA scientists hope for the same thing. They'd like a few really furious thunderstorms to come their way.
New NASA research is providing clues about how the movement of air within the eye of a hurricane provides energy to keep this central 'powerhouse' functioning.
NASA study suggests tiny dust particles may have foiled 2006 hurricane season forecasts.
Determined to understand why some storms grow into hurricanes while others fizzle, NASA scientists recently looked deep into thunderstorms off the African coast using satellites and airplanes.
NASA African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis (NAMMA) probes an easterly atmospheric wave off the African continent.
NASA scientists have learned why this year's hurricane season wasn't a blockbuster like 2005.