Keyword: Weather and climate

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Flywheels offer an environmentally and financially sound choice for protecting critical operations.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The system uses infrasonic acoustics for weather monitoring and for drone or UAV activity.
Articles: Imaging
A heat source near the optical path can introduce image warping that locally shifts the position of the image content. Learn how to fix the flaw.
Briefs: Aerospace
Space Weather Database
The DONKI application provides daily interpretations of space weather observations, analysis, and models.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This system treats light-responsive disorders or deficits such as eating disorders, sleep problems, hormone-sensitive cancers, and cardiovascular disorders.
Briefs: Energy
The system is effective in urban environments where there are tall buildings on all sides.
Briefs: Imaging
VR/AR devices can simulate some of the key difficulties experienced due to glaucoma.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The response time of kinetic inductance bolometers can be greatly enhanced by electrothermal feedback for devices that are both sensitive and speedy.
Facility Focus: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Stennis now is testing RS-25 rocket engines for the Space Launch System (SLS) that will carry humans back to the Moon.
Briefs: Internet of Things
Self-powering, color-changing humidity sensors are applicable to various fields including smart windows, health care, and safety management.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
This technology is useful for energy, industrial, and aerospace applications.
Briefs: Wearables
The sensor has applications in fields such as robotics, healthcare, and security.
Briefs: Energy
This new design could conserve energy used for defrosting airplanes, appliances, and more.
Briefs: Aerospace
This framework determines regional landslide probability in near real time.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
Applications include modeling of tidal stress response of icy satellites as well as fatigue of terrestrial ice shelves.
Facility Focus: Test & Measurement
See how NOAA provides daily weather forecasts, severe storm warnings, climate monitoring, and more.
Briefs: Test & Measurement

According to the United Nations, 2.1 billion people lack access to safely managed drinking water services and the majority live in developing nations. A process was...

Briefs: Defense

Radar technologies were originally designed to identify and track airborne military targets. Today, they're more often used to detect motor vehicles, weather formations,...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
A combination of additives shows promise for boosting battery performance in very cold or hot weather.
Briefs: Energy
The nanogenerator also acts as a weather station.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

NASA Langley Research Center developed a wind event warning technology that provides a practical early warning system (5-10 minutes) for a severe change in the wind vector. Events such as gusts, shear, microbursts,...

Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Permeable concrete, quick disconnects, and more
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Roscid Technologies
Woburn, MA
https://www.roscidtechnologies.com

Roscid Technologies has agreed to licensing terms with NASA to commercialize a NASA-designed humidity sensor. Roscid...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition

It is well known from astronomical imaging that various atmospheric conditions and weather effects have an impact on image quality. This is due to local changes of the refractive index of the...

Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Humidity Measurement Devices for Mars Are Ready for Final Testing
Vaisala Corp. Helsinki, Finland
www.vaisala.com

The Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) is delivering pressure and humidity measuring devices based on Vaisala technology for use on NASA’s next robotic mission to Mars — the Mars 2020 rover. The pressure measurement...

Briefs: Materials

Techniques to prevent frost and ice formation on surfaces rely heavily on heating or on liquid chemicals that need to be repeatedly reapplied because they easily wash away. Even advanced...

Facility Focus: Aerospace

In October 1962, the U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Unit was established with a goal of providing specialized medical and physiological support to help close the gap between Army...

Briefs: Materials

Anyone who skis, wears glasses, uses a camera, or drives a car is familiar with the problem: Coming into a humid environment from the cold causes eyewear, camera lenses, or windshields to...

Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
Regional Hydrologic Extremes Assessment System (RHEAS) Software

Drought is Africa’s principal type of natural disaster and is at the core of serious threats to the livelihoods of millions of people and the natural resources on which they depend. The economies of many African countries are based on agricultural activities that are controlled...

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