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Dramatic Changes at Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha‘apai
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Dramatic Changes at Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha‘apai

NASA scientists have been closely watching the evolution of the volcanic island near Tonga since 2015.

Published Jan 21, 2022

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Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha‘apai Erupts
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Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha‘apai Erupts

Several Earth-observing satellites collected data during and after the potent blast spurred a tsunami and lofted volcanic material high into the stratosphere.

Published Jan 18, 2022

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Red Tide off Rio
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Red Tide off Rio

A dark, rainy spring gave way to a vast, long-lived phytoplankton bloom off the coast of Brazil.

Published Jan 12, 2022

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A Wolf Awakens at Night
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A Wolf Awakens at Night

Incandescent lava erupts from a volcano in the Galápagos Islands.

Published Jan 7, 2022

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Snowy Scene Surrounding the Salish Sea
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Snowy Scene Surrounding the Salish Sea

After a rainy autumn, winter weather arrived in the Pacific Northwest.

Published Jan 7, 2022

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