Human Presence

Painting Pennsylvania Hills
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Painting Pennsylvania Hills

The region of rolling hills and valleys is part of a geologic formation known as the Ridge and Valley Province that stretches from New York to Alabama.

Published Nov 28, 2020

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A Sliver of Mexico’s “Mother Mountain Range”
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A Sliver of Mexico’s “Mother Mountain Range”

The Sierra Madre Oriental is part of a chain that stretches across three continents.

Published Nov 27, 2020

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Sea Level Watcher Takes Flight
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Sea Level Watcher Takes Flight

Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich will extend a nearly 30-year continuous dataset on sea surface height.

Published Nov 24, 2020

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Flooding in Northern Luzon
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Flooding in Northern Luzon

In the wake of three typhoons within a month, the Philippines provinces of Cagayan and Isabela have seen some of their worst flooding in decades.

Published Nov 19, 2020

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Mapping Landslide Hazards in Central America
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Mapping Landslide Hazards in Central America

After severe hurricanes dropped torrential rain on Guatemala, Nicaragua, and other countries, NASA researchers worked to map potential landslide hazards.

Published Nov 18, 2020

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