The spectacular composite images were captured by the day-night band of the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS), which is located onboard the NASA-NOAA Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP) satellite (Earth.com).
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Woodward, a Fort Collins-based aerospace and industrial manufacturer, is working with Colorado State University to produce ventilators in response to the coronavirus crisis (Colorado Public Radio).
A USA Today Network analysis of Army Corps of Engineers’ Missouri River basin records found at least 144 levee systems haven’t been fully repaired and that only 231 show an inspection date.
Abnormally warm sea temperatures are raising the risks for hurricanes, while the central and southeastern U.S. face flooding, and parts of the West are forecast to see heightened wildfire activity (Discover Magazine).
Colorado State University is leading efforts to test all imported and locally manufactured personal protective equipment for the state to make sure they meet standards (Colorado Sun).
The 2020 hurricane season will be busier than normal, with 16 named storms predicted, according to scientists at Colorado State University (Miami Herald).
The Tropical Meteorology Project team is predicting 16 named storms during the Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1 to Nov. 30.
In the era of COVID-19, Billy Barr suggests participating in some citizen science, like a project called CoCoRaHS that tracks rainfall across the country (NPR).
CSU Civil Engineering alumnus and volunteer Steve Vanderleest is now in Grand Junction from Cajabamba, Peru, after the first- ever total evacuation by the Peace Corps of all its volunteers around the world (Grand Junction Sentinel).
The COVID-19 pandemic is very similar to hurricane season in some ways. Even if improvement happens, the fallout from COVID-19 in the healthcare, first responder, economic and emergency management communities will remain for hurricane season (Forbes).