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Image of the Day: Lenticular Clouds over the Rockies

  • Published: Feb 2nd, 2012

These phenomenal clouds were observed last month on the south side of Deer Mountain in Rocky Mountain National Park

Southwest Turns Anxious Eye to Shrinking Lake Mead

  • Published: Jan 29th, 2012

After recovering last year, the water level of Lake Mead - the country's largest man-made reservoir - is dropping once again.

NASA Releases Stunning “Blue Marble” Image of Earth

  • Published: Jan 27th, 2012

A recently launched NASA satellite captured a high-resolution view of the Earth, known as a "Blue Marble" image.

Can Trees Keep Up With Climate Change?

  • Published: Nov 9th, 2011

Research indicates trees may have a more difficult time adapting to climate change than previously thought.

Warmer Temperatures Could Bring More Dust to the Southwest

  • Published: May 20th, 2011

A new study finds that, in parts of the Southwest, warmer and drier weather forecast for the future is bound to increase dust formation.

NASA Visualizes Sea Level Rise in San Francisco Bay Area

  • Published: Feb 7th, 2011

NASA says two-thirds of its facilities in San Francisco Bay are at risk from sea-level rise, according to new research.

Montana Meets Vietnam

  • Published: Dec 29th, 2010

A group of students from the University of Montana is learning first-hand about how climate change may threaten Southeast Asia.

Alaska Wildfires Release Decades of Carbon

  • Published: Dec 7th, 2010

Recent climate changes have increased Alaskan wildfires, releasing greenhouse gases that had been locked in the soil.