Earth - Natural Disaster Topics
1999 — Sept. 20, 2011
The Convection and Moisture Experiment collected the most comprehensive data ever on individual storms of the 1998 season, and will provide new insight on killer storms leading to better predictions.
1998 — April 6, 2011
Lightningsensors in space and on the ground are showing the value of having a space-based network of sensors that could spot and track storms which are likely to spawn tornadoes.
2000 — April 6, 2011
One year ago this week killer tornadoes raged across Oklahoma. Now, NASA scientists are figuring out how to predict such storms using Lightningdata from Earth orbit. This story includes animations of space-based data obtained during the May 3, 1999, tornado outbreak.