NASA Test May Help Forecast Deadly Cyclones
The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA's Terra satellite captured this image of Cyclone Nargis as it churned over the Bay of Bengal between India and Burma (Myanmar) at 10:40 a.m. local time on May 2, 2008. Credit: NASA
April 13, 2009
A new NASA-developed approach for modeling tropical cyclones that uses JPL satellite data shows promise for better forecasting the world's deadliest storms.
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