Progress of 2009 Antarctic Ozone Hole
09.16.2009 - The annual ozone hole has started developing over the South Pole, and it appears that it will be comparable to ozone depletions over the past decade.
What's Holding Antarctic Sea Ice Back From Melting?
09.01.2009 - Sea ice at the other end of the world has been making headlines in recent years for retreating at a breakneck pace. Satellite measurements show that, on average, Arctic sea ice has decreased by four percent per decade.
Five Years of Aura
07.15.2009 - Aura has fulfilled its requirement for a 5 year lifetime and continues to provide high quality science.
Smoke Over the Amazon
06.30.2009 - Prior to widespread human settlement and forest clearing, there was no such thing as a fire season in the Amazon Rainforest.
Satellite Measurements Help Reveal Ozone Damage to Important Crops
05.27.2009 - The U.S. soybean crop is suffering nearly $2 billion in damage a year due to rising surface ozone concentrations harming plants and reducing the crop's yield potential, a NASA-led study has concluded.