Tag Archives: NOAA

The Spherical Cow: Models and Applications in Geoscience

I had a great physics teacher in high school, Mr. Dechant. I still use what I learned there. Some vector componentized wind data from NOAA I’m currently wrestling with comes to mind. He probably should have gotten an award just … Continue reading

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The Ever Changing Landscape

Looking around at the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, we can see changes everywhere. The landscape has changed on all scales for many of our eastern states after Hurricane Sandy made landfall on the New Jersey coast on October 29th. One … Continue reading

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Thank You Emergency Responders/Monster Slayers of Franken-Disaster!

Image Courtesy of NOAA If you’re like me – you probably have friends and family on the East coast who were recently affected by Hurricane Sandy aka: “Frankenstorm”. In fact, on my Facebook page today, my friend Dave in Manhattan … Continue reading

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From Our Boulder Backyard: New Info on How Changing Climate Affects Future Fire Danger

One of the many great things about living in Boulder for us science geeks is the lively scientific community, and the fascinating research that comes out of our own backyard. There is something fun about bumping into one of my … Continue reading

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December Image of the Month: First look at NPP VIIRS data

Last week we got our first peek at data from the new Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) aboard the recently launched NPP satellite.  According to the NASA announcement, the NPP Team at the Space Science and Engineering Center, University … Continue reading

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