News & Feature Articles

Following are news releases, features and updates about GISS research written by NASA news services, GISS personnel, and affiliated offices. (Page 14 of 14)

Program Enhances Climate Resilience at NASA Facilities

Images of extreme events affecting NASA facilities

A new study provides an in-depth look how NASA facilities have been affected by climate extremes and climate change in recent years and how the agency is preparing for the future.

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Rising Temperatures: A Month Versus a Decade

Images of extreme events affecting NASA facilities

You may have heard that September 2014 was the warmest September on record. But how meaningful is it when you hear that a recent month or season broke temperature records?

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1934 Had Worst Drought of Last Thousand Years

Sepia photo showing a farmer and two children walking past a shack during a dust storm.

A new NASA study has found that the drought of 1934 was North America's driest and most widespread of the last millennium.

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NASA Begins Campaign to Probe Ocean Ecology, Carbon Cycle

Photo of the Research Vessel Endeavor

NASA has embarked on a coordinated ship and aircraft observation campaign off the US Atlantic coast, an effort to advance space-based capabilities for monitoring microscopic plants that form the base of the marine food chain.

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