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Remote Sensing

Earth — A Photo-Essay
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Earth — A Photo-Essay

NASA has a unique vantage point for observing the beauty and wonder of Earth and for making sense of it. The images in this book tell a story of a 4.5-billion-year-old planet where there is always something new to see.

Published Feb 20, 2019

Atmosphere Land Water Snow and Ice Remote Sensing

Dusty, Smoky Skies in Australia
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Dusty, Smoky Skies in Australia

The dust reddened the skies over Sydney and turned air quality hazardous over parts of New South Wales.

Published Feb 13, 2019

Image of the Day Atmosphere Heat Land Floods Human Presence Remote Sensing

The Ozone Hole: Closing the Gap
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The Ozone Hole: Closing the Gap

After thinning at alarming rates in the 1980s and 90s, the ozone layer over Antarctica is starting to recover. Watch how ozone concentrations in the stratosphere have changed from 1979 through 2018.

Published Feb 13, 2019

Atmosphere Human Presence Remote Sensing World of Change Videos

China and India Lead the Way in Greening
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China and India Lead the Way in Greening

Ambitious tree-planting programs and intensified agriculture have led to more land area covered in vegetation.

Published Feb 11, 2019

Image of the Day Land Human Presence Remote Sensing

Summer Floods in Australia
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Summer Floods in Australia

Weeks of rainfall pounded Queensland in January and February 2019, causing destructive flooding in the region.

Published Feb 11, 2019

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Water Floods Human Presence Remote Sensing