Scientists using NASA satellite data and climate models have projected drier conditions likely will cause increased fire activity across the United States in coming decades.
In a remote lake in Antarctica, 65 feet beneath the icy surface, scientists from NASA and other institutions have uncovered a community of bacteria.
This animation shows the TRMM satellite's space-based measurements of the total rainfall of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season.
NASA's 2012 HS3 mission came to an end Nov. 6 when an unmanned Global Hawk aircraft flew a final data-collection mission in the North Pacific Ocean.
Physicists working on a sensor to gauge lunar dust found out it could aid weather forecasting on Earth, too.
An international team of experts has combined satellite and aircraft data to produce the most comprehensive assessment to date of ice sheet losses in Greenland and Antarctica.
Forecasters could soon be better able to predict how intense tropical cyclones like Hurricane Sandy will be by analyzing relative-humidity levels within their large-scale environments, finds a new NASA-led study.
Infrared data from NASA's Aqua satellite have watched the strong thunderstorms in Typhoon Bopha fizzle and shrink in area over the weekend ...
A comparison of a new global catalog of rain-triggered landslides with rain data from TRMM shows 2010 was a devastating year for landslides.
When it rains it pours, goes the saying, and for the last 15 years, tropical rainfall data has poured in, thanks to TRMM.
The GOES-R Series Program, to replace and upgrade geostationary satellites tracking severe weather across the United States, received a favorable review of plans to launch beginning in 2015.
On Nov. 23, 2012, the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) satellite concluded environmental testing in a thermal vacuum chamber.
An 11-hour Operation IceBridge mission over Antarctica is not a casual undertaking and takes months of pre-planning. John Sonntag describes what it's like.
IceBridge completes their five-week field campaign to Antarctica and reflects upon the mission's successes and highlights.
In 2010-11, global sea level fell nearly a quarter inch. But, when it comes to long-term sea level, what comes down must eventually come back up.
In the Grand Canyon, the interns of NASA Goddard's 2012 Lunar and Planetary Science Academy got to explore Mars without leaving Earth.
Dec. 21, 2012, wasn't the end of the world, and here's why.
While Arctic sea ice cover is declining dramatically under the effects of climate change, Antarctic sea ice cover has increased in recent years. A new study examines why.
A new NASA-funded study finds future warming of Earth's climate is likely to be on the high side of current projections.
Just one year ago, on Oct. 28, 2011, the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP) satellite successfully blasted into orbit. Now it has completed its first year of returning Earth science data.