31 Oct '12, 6pm

On Our Radar: From Birth to Landfall, the Storm: Data on Hurricane Sandy, an environmental health threat in New

Satellites captured a global view of Hurricane Sandy, from birth to landfall, between Oct. 21 and 30. Federal science agencies like NASA and NOAA have been compiling data on Hurricane Sandy with the benefit of satellite imagery as well as ground observations. As the hurricane made landfall on the southern New Jersey coast, its outer reaches stretched to the Ohio Valley and into Canada, covering 1.8 million square miles — double the size of Western Europe. [NASA] Around 200 workers in an industrial area of eastern New Mexico, not far from El Paso, Tex., were exposed to an unknown substance that caused irritation that one described as “like when you get chile on your skin.” [Associated Press] The international trade in live plants has put Britain’s forests under severe threat from pests and diseases, the country’s forestry commission warns . “In the last 10 years we have had...

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Timelapse of Hurricane Sandy Shows Birth and De...

e360.yale.edu 01 Nov '12, 3pm

01 Nov 2012: Timelapse of Hurricane Sandy Shows Birth and Death of Historic Storm As the storm that was Hurricane Sandy we...

Hurricane Sandy Shortly Before Landfall [image] #NASA

Hurricane Sandy Shortly Before Landfall [image]...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 30 Oct '12, 1pm

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite acquired this image of Hurricane Sandy ...

Here's how big #Sandy was early this morning (before dawn) as seen by our Suomi @NASANPP satellite.

Here's how big #Sandy was early this morning (b...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 30 Oct '12, 6pm

Hurricane Sandy made landfall along the southern New Jersey coast on the evening of October 29, 2012, the U.S. National Hu...

Oklahoma St. wins storm-shortened Landfall Tradition: Oklahoma State won in its final start of the... #sports #golf

Oklahoma St. wins storm-shortened Landfall Trad...

golfweek.com 28 Oct '12, 10pm

Oklahoma State won in its final start of the fall season as the Landfall Tradition was shortened to 18 holes because of Hu...

Green Blog: On Our Radar: Images From the Superstorm: A quick look at coverage relating to the environment.

Green Blog: On Our Radar: Images From the Super...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 30 Oct '12, 8pm

Richard Perry/The New York Times A sheen of heating oil covers the floodwaters in the streets of Little Ferry, N.J. The de...

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spectrum.ieee.org 01 Nov '12, 7pm

Photos: Grace Schneider Field Tests: Ranging is done in place [top], but for imaging the gear must be moved laterally [bot...

Hurricane #Sandy just before it made landfall this afternoon. Image from our Suomi @NASANPP satellite.

Hurricane #Sandy just before it made landfall t...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 29 Oct '12, 11pm

On October 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy approached the densely populated U.S. East Coast. An estimated 60 million Americans w...

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ace.mu.nu 13 Nov '12, 6pm

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On Our Radar: Aerial Snapshots of the Storm Damage: NOAA posts "before" and "after" images of the Atlantic coast...

On Our Radar: Aerial Snapshots of the Storm Dam...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 02 Nov '12, 2pm

NOAA National Geodetic Survey Before and after images of the boardwalk area in Seaside Heights, N.J. The “before” image, l...

The most stunning images from Monster Storm Sandy

The most stunning images from Monster Storm Sandy

grist.org 30 Oct '12, 3pm

Well, that was a hell of a thing. It wasn’t too bad here in D.C., where only 21,000 people across the region lost power an...

Meghan McCain takes a stand for climate change,...

grist.org 30 Oct '12, 9pm

ronnie44052 Sen. John and Meghan McCain. In 2008, the Republican Party rallied around its candidate for president, Sen. Jo...

A dust storm in Alaska? A plume of 'glacial flour'? Weird but true. New view from our Aqua satellite.

A dust storm in Alaska? A plume of 'glacial flo...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 31 Oct '12, 12am

When glaciers grind against underlying bedrock, they produce a silty powder with grains finer than sand. Geologists call i...

The Length of Hurricane Sandy [image] #NASA

The Length of Hurricane Sandy [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 29 Oct '12, 1pm

The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the Suomi NPP satellite acquired this natural-color image of Hurr...

On Our Radar: Storm's Lessons for Florida

green.blogs.nytimes.com 05 Nov '12, 4pm

November 5, 2012, 11:03 am On Our Radar: Storm’s Lessons for Florida By THE NEW YORK TIMES The devastation from last week’...

UPDATE: Superstorm Sandy makes landfall along N...

straitstimes.com 29 Oct '12, 11pm

The Statue of Liberty is seen in the background as tourists from Russia pose for pictures on top of sand bags protecting B...