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Guinea-Bissau, the Sahel, and the Sahara Desert
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Guinea-Bissau, the Sahel, and the Sahara Desert

From space station altitude, astronauts can see several different climate zones in a single view.

Published Apr 19, 2019

Image of the Day Land Water

Tracking Peruvian Forest Loss from Space
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Tracking Peruvian Forest Loss from Space

The Madre de Dios region has a rich concentration of endemic species, but their habitats are being threatened by human activity.

Published Apr 18, 2019

Image of the Day Land Human Presence Remote Sensing

Salt Flats, Mountains, and Moisture
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Salt Flats, Mountains, and Moisture

High altitudes in the Andes beget salt flats and rain shadows along the border of Chile and Bolivia.

Published Apr 12, 2019

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Return of the GEDI’s First Data
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Return of the GEDI’s First Data

Spaceborne laser observations show fine details of forests and land topography.

Published Apr 12, 2019

Image of the Day Land Remote Sensing

Unhealthy Smoke Over Thailand
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Unhealthy Smoke Over Thailand

Wildfires and agricultural burning have produced thick haze for the past month.

Published Apr 12, 2019

Atmosphere Land Fires Human Presence Remote Sensing