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Another Lively Season of Night-Shining Clouds

Another Lively Season of Night-Shining Clouds

Extremely cold and wet conditions in the mesosphere have led to abundant noctilucent clouds.

Published Jul 8, 2020

Image of the Day Atmosphere Remote Sensing

Fueled by the Nile

Fueled by the Nile

Irrigation from Lake Nasser, one of the world’s largest man-made lakes, has increased the amount of arable land and crop production in Egypt.

Published Jul 7, 2020

Image of the Day Land Water Human Presence Remote Sensing

Nishinoshima Belches Ash and Lava

Nishinoshima Belches Ash and Lava

A young volcanic island in the western Pacific Ocean has been going through some growing pains.

Published Jul 6, 2020

Image of the Day Land Water Volcanoes Remote Sensing

Pacific Northwest Bathed in Green and White

Pacific Northwest Bathed in Green and White

The Olympic Peninsula, Cascade Mountains, and Salish Sea caught the eye of an astronaut on the space station.

Published Jul 3, 2020

Image of the Day Land

Shifting Seasons on the Steppe

Shifting Seasons on the Steppe

Linear features in the Kulunda region of southwestern Russia look as if a large claw has scraped the land surface.

Published Jul 2, 2020

Image of the Day Land