Earth  ID: 13284

Students Work with NASA to Forecast Dust Storms

Four Maryland high school students were inspired by a documentary to find a way to let people know when a potentially hazardous dust storm is incoming. Using National Weather Service forecasts improved by NASA data, their Dust Watch app alerts people about incoming dust storms.


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Ellen T. Gray (ADNET): Lead Writer
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DLESE >> Atmospheric science
SVS >> Dust
SVS >> Dust Storm
DLESE >> Environmental science
DLESE >> Human geography
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Air Quality
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Human Dimensions >> Human Health
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Aerosols >> Dust/Ash
NASA Science >> Earth
SVS >> Applied Science

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