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Remote Sensing

Fires Take a Toll on Australian Forests
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Fires Take a Toll on Australian Forests

Blazes that have raged since October have charred eucalyptus and rainforests in New South Wales.

Published Dec 12, 2019

Image of the Day Land Drought Fires Remote Sensing

Cloud Streets Stream Over the Great Lakes
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Cloud Streets Stream Over the Great Lakes

A blast of cold air from Canada is fueling lake effect snow in several states.

Published Dec 10, 2019

Atmosphere Land Water Severe Storms Remote Sensing

Erebus Casts a Mighty Shadow
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Erebus Casts a Mighty Shadow

The low Sun angle illuminated the eastern slopes of the Antarctic volcano, casting a long shadow to the west.

Published Dec 8, 2019

Image of the Day Land Snow and Ice Remote Sensing

Australian Fires Still Burning
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Australian Fires Still Burning

Bushfires continued in early December to produce smoke along the the country's eastern coast.

Published Dec 4, 2019

Atmosphere Heat Land Drought Fires Remote Sensing

Satellite Observes Massive Ocean Migration
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Satellite Observes Massive Ocean Migration

Every night, under the cover of darkness, countless small sea creatures swim from the ocean depths to feed near the surface, then descend out of sight again before daybreak.

Published Dec 3, 2019

Image of the Day Life Water Remote Sensing