Remote Sensing

Breakup at Brunt
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Breakup at Brunt

A large iceberg finally split from the Antarctic ice shelf, but another piece stubbornly hangs on.

Published Mar 2, 2021

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River Colors are Changing
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River Colors are Changing

In the past 35 years, one third of large rivers in the United States have changed their dominant color, often due to sediments or algae.

Published Feb 26, 2021

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A Glowing Plume Over Mount Etna
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A Glowing Plume Over Mount Etna

Intense lava fountains and lava flows illuminated a volcanic plume spreading across Sicily during an unusually pitched night of activity at the Italian volcano.

Published Feb 25, 2021

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A Deadly Debris Flow in India
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A Deadly Debris Flow in India

The torrent of debris from a mountain in the Himalaya devastated remote valleys in Uttarakhand.

Published Feb 23, 2021

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From Russia with Questions
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From Russia with Questions

Researchers are puzzling over a distinctive striping pattern in the Central Siberian Plateau.

Published Feb 23, 2021

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