Natural Event

Lava Flows North on Mauna Loa
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Lava Flows North on Mauna Loa

The Landsat 9 satellite acquired this image of the eruption as lava flowed past the Mauna Loa Observatory toward Saddle Road.

Published Dec 5, 2022

Heat Land Volcanoes Remote Sensing

Fires in Northwest Argentina
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Fires in Northwest Argentina

Forests are burning after being primed by warm temperatures and a lack of rain.

Published Dec 1, 2022

Image of the Day Land Fires Remote Sensing

Mauna Loa Awakens
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Mauna Loa Awakens

During the first eruption in nearly four decades, satellites observed the volcano’s nighttime glow and sulfur dioxide plume.

Published Nov 29, 2022

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Volcanoes Remote Sensing

A Line of Ash from Sangay
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A Line of Ash from Sangay

An ongoing eruption blankets cities and farmland near the volcano with layers of ash.

Published Nov 22, 2022

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More Flooding in Australia’s Soggy Southeast
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More Flooding in Australia’s Soggy Southeast

After an extremely wet October, storms in November 2022 have added to ongoing flooding across New South Wales and Victoria.

Published Nov 18, 2022

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