These images show space- and ground-based views of the Waldo Canyon Fire near Colorado Springs, Colo.
Michael Studinger, project scientist for the Operation IceBridge mission, discusses NASA's Arctic and Antarctic airborne campaigns.
NASA's Aqua satellite picked up smoke and identified hot spots from fires in Colorado, Nevada, Arizona and New Mexico.
A new study with NASA participation cuts, by two-thirds, previous estimates of how much carbon is being emitted into our atmosphere from tropical deforestation.
An annual conference that presents and publishes the best in computer graphics and technical research chose a NASA excerpt as one of its select entries of 2012.
Countries like Brazil are using NASA satellite data to track and measure their forests in advance of a United Nations effort to reduce climate change.
A new study with NASA participation finds ancient Antarctica's climate was much warmer and wetter than previously suspected, supporting substantial vegetation along its edges.
They're Baaaack! The first noctilucent clouds for the 2012 season have been spotted.
During the 2012 Arctic campaign, teachers from the United States, Denmark and Greenland joined IceBridge researchers as they surveyed Greenland's sea ice, ice sheet and glaciers.
To mark its first birthday, a new interactive feature lets you get up close and personal with NASA’s Aquarius mission to study ocean salinity and some of its 'salt sleuths.'
It's been a busy first year in space for Aquarius, NASA's pioneering instrument to measure ocean surface salinity from orbit.
To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Landsat, the U.S. Geological Survey and NASA would like your help in selecting the top five "Earth as Art" images.
Fires burning in Siberia recently sent smoke across the Pacific Ocean and into the U.S. and Canada.
Scientists have made a biological discovery in Arctic Ocean waters as dramatic and unexpected as finding a rain forest in the middle of a desert.
Ground radar set up on the Eastern Shore of Virginia to validate satellite rain measurements will do double duty for The Nature Conservancy as a tool to track migratory birds.
On Friday, June 1, 2012 severe weather generated 9 weak tornadoes across Maryland, according to the National Weather Service.
Beginning this summer, NASA will send "severe storm sentinels" into stormy skies to gather information about hurricane formation and intensity changes.
Two principal researchers on several airborne sensors had more in common than conducting atmospheric research. Gerry and Andy Heymsfield are brothers.
Dartmouth scientists are building 45 payloads--each destined for a trip on a balloon around Antarctica as part of NASA'S BARREL mission.
NASA researchers are about to fly off on a campaign that will take them into the heart of thunderstorm country.