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Remote Sensing

Taking Temperatures from ISS
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Taking Temperatures from ISS

During nearly a year of flight testing on the space station, a new thermal infrared camera collected more than 15 million images.

Published Apr 7, 2020

Image of the Day Heat Land Remote Sensing

Tropical Cyclone Harold Blasts Vanuatu
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Tropical Cyclone Harold Blasts Vanuatu

The category 5 storm wreaked havoc on the small island nation in the South Pacific.

Published Apr 6, 2020

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Water Human Presence Remote Sensing

Tournament Earth - Best of EO
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Tournament Earth - Best of EO

To celebrate EO's 20th anniversary and the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we want you to pick our all-time best image. Each week from March 23 to April 28, you can vote for your favorites, narrowing the field from 32 nominees down to one champion.

Published Apr 6, 2020

Human Presence Remote Sensing

Measuring Drought in South America
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Measuring Drought in South America

Twin satellites are assessing the state of soil moisture and groundwater on the continent and around the world.

Published Apr 5, 2020

Image of the Day Land Water Remote Sensing

Relentless Floods
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Relentless Floods

High water on the James River in South Dakota has persisted for more than a year.

Published Mar 31, 2020

Image of the Day Land Water Floods Severe Storms Human Presence Remote Sensing