Volume: 02, Issue: 13 07/21/2004 
This NASA satellite image reflects summertime thunderstorms over the southeastern United States. Image courtesy SeaWiFS Project/ NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center/ORBIMAGE.
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A NOAA Geostationary Satellite Server METEOSAT image recorded July 16, 2004. Image courtesy NOAA/GOES.
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Other Articles in This Issue:
Satellites and Radar Track Devastating Storms
Aircraft Hunt for Weather Clues
Scientist Sees Lightning like Superman
Enhance Your Storm Experience
Chase Storms in Your Classroom

Chasing the Storm

Summer is a hotbed of activity for thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, and other natural disasters. As the 2004 storm season continues to rear its head, Space Explorers brings you the Chasing the Storm Special Edition of the Planetary Times to highlight the different methods scientists are using to research these natural occurrences and improve our systems of tracking, predicting, and providing warnings.
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