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Atmosphere

Tropical Cyclone Harold Blasts Vanuatu
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Tropical Cyclone Harold Blasts Vanuatu

The category 5 storm wreaked havoc on the small island nation in the South Pacific.

Published Apr 6, 2020

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Choose Your Champion: Tournament Earth 2020
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Choose Your Champion: Tournament Earth 2020

Vote for your favorite all-time Earth Observatory image. Help narrow the field from 32 nominees down to one champion in a five-round tournament.

Published Mar 26, 2020

Atmosphere Land Life Water Snow and Ice Remote Sensing Videos

Snow-Parched Scandinavia
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Snow-Parched Scandinavia

Winter is loosening its grip on the Northern Hemisphere, but the seasonal change in Northern Europe is less dramatic than most years.

Published Mar 23, 2020

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Fresh Water in Channel Country
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Fresh Water in Channel Country

Big rain events in Queensland can alter the landscape for months as water—and then a carpet of vegetation—moves toward Lake Eyre.

Published Mar 13, 2020

Atmosphere Land Water Unique Imagery

More Dust Blows Out from North Africa
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More Dust Blows Out from North Africa

The latest in a series of dust storms carried even more dust and sand off the coast of Morocco and Western Sahara.

Published Mar 9, 2020

Atmosphere Land Water Dust and Haze