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Experiments open window on landscape formation

Phys.org: Earth science - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 18:00
University of Oregon geologists have seen ridges and valleys form in real time and—even though the work was a fast-forwarded operation done in a laboratory setting—they now have an idea of how climate change may impact landscapes.

NASA image: Canadian wildfires continue

Phys.org: Earth science - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 17:52
Canada is reeling from an early fire season this year as dozens of fires ravage at least three provinces of the country. All of the following reports are as of July 2, 2015.

NASA looks at Tropical Depression 10W's most powerful storms

Phys.org: Earth science - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 17:28
Infrared date from NASA's Aqua satellite spotted the strongest storms within newborn Tropical Depression 10W over the Philippine Sea today, July 2. It is expected to strength to a tropical storm, at which time it will be renamed "Linfa."

NASA sees 2 tropical cyclones on either side of the equator

Phys.org: Earth science - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 17:28
NASA's Aqua satellite passed over two tropical cyclones in the Pacific Ocean on different sides of the equator today, July 2. South of the equator, Tropical Cyclone Raquel was exiting the Solomon Islands, while north of the equator Tropical Storm Chan-Hom was less than 400 miles east of Guam and moving in that direction.

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