Grand Canyon of Texas

Grand Canyon of Texas

Palo Duro and Caprock Canyons provide insight into Texas geologic and human history.

Published May 23, 2022

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Stirring Up a Mid-Atlantic Bloom

Stirring Up a Mid-Atlantic Bloom

In mid-May, cool waters and abundant sunlight provoked a widespread phytoplankton bloom.

Published May 22, 2022

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Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park

Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park

The park’s semi-arid climate and volcanic features contribute to the peculiar landscape along southeastern Spain’s Mediterranean coastline.

Published May 21, 2022

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Traces of an Ancient Watery World in Capitol Reef

Traces of an Ancient Watery World in Capitol Reef

In the Utah desert, the red rocks, cliffs, and canyons of this nautically named national park—and many of its famous fossils—owe their existence to water.

Published May 20, 2022

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Spotting Severe Storms with Satellites

Spotting Severe Storms with Satellites

Overshooting tops and above-anvil cirrus plumes are clues that an especially destructive thunderstorm is brewing below.  

Published May 19, 2022

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