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Scarcely Seen Scandinavian Fires

Scarcely Seen Scandinavian Fires

Record-breaking hot and dry conditions have spurred historic wildfire outbreaks in far northern Europe and within the Arctic circle.

Published Jul 21, 2018

Image of the Day Atmosphere Heat Land Fires Human Presence

An Astronaut’s View of Mount St. Helens

An Astronaut’s View of Mount St. Helens

The area around the volcano has been left to recover naturally from the disaster, which it has done quite nicely, if slowly.

Published Jul 22, 2018

Image of the Day Land

Fizzy Tropical Rivers

Fizzy Tropical Rivers

Long overlooked, it is increasingly clear that streams and rivers play a key role in the carbon cycle.

Published Jul 20, 2018

Image of the Day Land Water Remote Sensing

From Russia with Aerosols

From Russia with Aerosols

Unusually intense fires in Russia sent smoke half-way around the world.

Published Jul 19, 2018

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Remote Sensing

Summer Blooms in North American Lakes

Summer Blooms in North American Lakes

Cyanobacteria have become a regular summer phenomenon in Lake Okeechobee and Lake Erie.

Published Jul 18, 2018

Water Human Presence Remote Sensing Water Color