Warming Seas May Increase Frequency of Extreme Storms
A new NASA study shows that warming of the tropical oceans due to climate change could lead to a substantial increase in the frequency of extreme rain storms by the end of the century.full story
NASA's AIRS Captures Polar Vortex Moving in Over U.S.
The U.S. Midwest has been gripped by the lowest temperatures it has seen in years. An unusually cold Arctic air mass, called a polar vortex, is responsible for the severe temperatures.full story
Scientists assess potential for super greenhouse effect in Earth's tropics
How might super greenhouse regions on Earth change in a warming world?full story
Data from AIRS has contributed to numerous findings in the areas of weather science, climate science, atmospheric composition and air quality.full story