Heat

Pacaya Heats Up
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Pacaya Heats Up

Lava flows from the persistent Guatemalan volcano are approaching some nearby villages.

Published Apr 6, 2021

Image of the Day Heat Land Volcanoes Remote Sensing

Wild Swings in Great Lakes Ice
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Wild Swings in Great Lakes Ice

Despite a cold snap in February, low ice cover prevailed across the lakes in winter 2020-2021.

Published Mar 4, 2021

Image of the Day Heat Water Severe Storms Snow and Ice Remote Sensing

Breakup at Brunt
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Breakup at Brunt

A large iceberg finally split from the Antarctic ice shelf, but another piece stubbornly hangs on.

Published Mar 2, 2021

Image of the Day Heat Water Unique Imagery Snow and Ice Remote Sensing

Land Surface Temperature
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Land Surface Temperature

Land surface temperatures rise and fall with the heat of the Sun, and they represent how hot or cold the surface would feel to touch. These maps show daytime land temperatures as measured from space.

Feb 2000 — Feb 2021

Heat Land

Land Surface Temperature Anomaly
Global Maps

Land Surface Temperature Anomaly

These maps depict anomalies in land surface temperatures (LSTs); that is, how much hotter or cooler a region was compared to the long-term average. LST anomalies can indicate heat waves or cold spells.

Feb 2000 — Feb 2021

Heat Land