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Drought

Fire Season in Florida
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Fire Season in Florida

With drought affecting the southern part of the state, authorities are expecting an active fire season.

Published Mar 29, 2018

Drought Fires

Southern Lights near the Great Australian Bight
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Southern Lights near the Great Australian Bight

Auroras show out atmosphere’s connection to the heliosphere—the solar system-wide atmosphere of the Sun.

Published Oct 2, 2017

Image of the Day Atmosphere Drought

Abundant Snowpack Blankets the Sierra Nevada
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Abundant Snowpack Blankets the Sierra Nevada

The water stored as snow in the 400-mile long range is now 185 percent of normal for the beginning of March.

Published Mar 3, 2017

Image of the Day Land Drought Snow and Ice Remote Sensing

Food Shortages in the Greater Horn of Africa
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Food Shortages in the Greater Horn of Africa

War, food distribution problems, and drought have come together to push millions of people to the brink of starvation.

Published Feb 28, 2017

Image of the Day Land Drought Remote Sensing

River in the Sky Keeps Flowing Over the West
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River in the Sky Keeps Flowing Over the West

Atmospheric rivers from the Pacific have soaked California and other western states with more than twice the usual amount of rain.

Published Feb 22, 2017

Image of the Day Atmosphere Drought