Using GPS to measure the strength of hurricanes

07/24/2013 | National Geographic News

GPS signals can be used to measure wind speeds over water, which could help meteorologists track storms. The technique works because of the way that rough water conditions reflect the signals. The research "showed that you can make competitive measurements [of wind speed] with GPS," said Stephen Katzberg of the NASA Langley Research Center.

View Full Article in:

National Geographic News

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
San Francisco Unified is Accepting Applications for 2015-16!
San Francisco Unified School District
San Francisco, CA
Director of Professional Services
Engaging Schools, Inc.
Cambridge, MA
Principal at Emerson Academy of Dayton
National Heritage Academies
Dayton, OH
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ
Senior Researcher (8194)
American Institute for Researcher
Washington, DC