Remote Sensing

Early Storm in the Eastern Pacific
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Early Storm in the Eastern Pacific

Tropical Storm Andres became the earliest named storm on record for the basin.

Published May 10, 2021

Image of the Day Atmosphere Water Severe Storms Remote Sensing

A Curious Case of Clouds in Iceland
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A Curious Case of Clouds in Iceland

Waves in the atmosphere can form for a variety of reasons, from rugged topography to the collision of air masses.

Published May 6, 2021

Image of the Day Atmosphere Heat Land Volcanoes Remote Sensing

Widespread Drought in Mexico
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Widespread Drought in Mexico

Nearly 85 percent of Mexico is experiencing drought, and water sources are dwindling.

Published May 4, 2021

Image of the Day Land Water Drought Human Presence Remote Sensing Temperature Extremes

Experimenting with Tucson Night Lights
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Experimenting with Tucson Night Lights

Using satellites, scientists are starting to better understand the specific sources of urban light pollution.

Published May 3, 2021

Image of the Day Land Human Presence Remote Sensing

Sounding the Seafloor with Light
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Sounding the Seafloor with Light

Researchers work to map shallow waters with freely available data and cloud computing.

Published Apr 30, 2021

Image of the Day Water Remote Sensing