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Remote Sensing

Spring Bloom for South Africa
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Spring Bloom for South Africa

Large phytoplankton blooms tend to occur at intersections: between land and sea, between different ocean currents, and between seasons.

Published Nov 16, 2018

Image of the Day Water Remote Sensing

Camp Fire Spreads Foul Air in California
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Camp Fire Spreads Foul Air in California

People in Northern California and the Central Valley are coughing because of the noxious smoke.

Published Nov 16, 2018

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Fires Human Presence Remote Sensing

Flooding in Thailand and Cambodia
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Flooding in Thailand and Cambodia

Seasonal monsoon rains filled low-lying areas with water.

Published Nov 14, 2018

Image of the Day Water Floods Remote Sensing

Pine Island Glacier Quickly Drops Another Iceberg
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Pine Island Glacier Quickly Drops Another Iceberg

Calving that used to happen about every six years has become a near-annual event.

Published Nov 8, 2018

Image of the Day Unique Imagery Snow and Ice Remote Sensing

Which Way Will the Smoke Go?
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Which Way Will the Smoke Go?

A new experimental model that relies on data from NOAA and NASA satellites has proven remarkably good at simulating the behavior of wildfire smoke.

Published Nov 6, 2018

Image of the Day Atmosphere Fires Remote Sensing