The blue area on the Jason-2 image on 11/17/10 is the cooler than normal water associated with La Nina in the Pacific Ocean.
The year 2010 was accurately predicted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to be an active one with 14-23 tropical cyclones and 8-14 hurricanes predicted.
The GOES-13 satellite captured a look at the United States as Thanksgiving travelers make their way to their holiday celebrations.
Haiti was spared a direct hit by Hurricane Tomas as the center passed through the Windward Passage between Haiti and eastern Cuba, but the storm did bring heavy rains and gusty winds to the west coast of Haiti west of the capital of Port-au-Prince.
In July 2010, monsoon rains came to Pakistan in a Biblical way.
NASA wrapped up one of its largest hurricane research efforts ever last week after nearly two months of flights that broke new ground in the study of tropical cyclones and delivered data that scientists will now be able to analyze for years to come.
NASA's six-week GRIP hurricane research mission nears conclusion with final flights of DC-8 flying laboratory and Global Hawk over Tropical Storm Matthew.
Scientists using data from an instrument on NASA's Terra spacecraft have analyzed aerosol pollution over India and found some surprising trends.
NASA scientists are deep into a two-month airborne hurricane research campaign known as GRIP (Genesis and Rapid Intensification Processes).
NASA completed a historic day for its hurricane research on Thursday as it put the Global Hawk over Earl, marking the first time the unmanned drone flew over a fully formed hurricane.
All three of NASA's environmental science aircraft involved in the aerospace agency's GRIP hurricane research campaign are in the air this week ...
A relatively new type of El Niño, which has its warmest waters in the central-equatorial Pacific Ocean, rather than in the eastern-equatorial Pacific, is becoming more common and progressively stronger, according to a new study by NASA and NOAA.
This summer, NASA researchers will fly a series of unique hurricane instruments over some of the world's fiercest storms.
For 40 riveting days this summer, NASA lightning researchers will peer inside storms in a way they never have before.
NASA's Pleiades supercomputer has helped develop a simulation of tropical cyclone Nargis, which devastated Myanmar in 2008. The result is the first model to replicate the formation of the tropical cyclone five days in advance.
Every summer, thousands of people follow the spinning drama known as hurricanes.
Scientists have developed continually updating "movies" of satellite imagery that allows on-line, iPhone and iPad viewing of any cyclone's movement in the Hurricane Alleys of the Atlantic Ocean or Eastern Pacific Ocean.
NASA is leading an aircraft campaign that will provide a sustained and unprecedented look at the inner workings of hurricane formation and intensification.
The moderate El Niño of the past year has officially bowed out, leaving his cool sister, La Niña, poised to potentially take the equatorial stage.
The NASA/NOAA GOES Project is releasing a comprehensive 6 minute video of the 2009 hurricane season to kick off the Atlantic Ocean hurricane season that starts June 1.