Natural Event

Brilliant Color in the Black Sea
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Brilliant Color in the Black Sea

As spring 2022 turned the page to summer, phytoplankton turned the seawater from dark to vivid.

Published Jun 27, 2022

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Floods Swamp Bangladesh
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Floods Swamp Bangladesh

Monsoon rains have overwhelmed villages, inundated crops, and displaced hundreds of thousands of people.

Published Jun 23, 2022

Image of the Day Land Water Floods Human Presence Remote Sensing

Catastrophic Flooding in Yellowstone
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Catastrophic Flooding in Yellowstone

Snowmelt and heavy rain caused historically high water that destroyed homes, roads, and bridges, and isolated some of the national park’s gateway communities.

Published Jun 22, 2022

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Living with Floods in the Innoko Lowlands
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Living with Floods in the Innoko Lowlands

Regular spring flooding has led Native peoples to adapt to the rise and fall of the water.

Published Jun 17, 2022

Image of the Day Land Water Floods Human Presence Remote Sensing

Fire and Ice in Kamchatka
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Fire and Ice in Kamchatka

Bezymianny, a stratovolcano in Russia's Far East, ejected a towering plume that streaked the snow with dark ash.

Published Jun 10, 2022

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