Remote Sensing

Cheneso Floods Madagascar
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Cheneso Floods Madagascar

Heavy rain from the tropical cyclone triggered flash floods and landslides along the island nation’s northwestern coast.

Published Jan 31, 2023

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Water Severe Storms Remote Sensing

Wintry Dunes on Earth and Mars
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Wintry Dunes on Earth and Mars

Dunes on both planets occasionally get blanketed with ice and snow—except on Earth the white stuff is frozen water and on Mars it’s often frozen carbon dioxide.

Published Jan 31, 2023

Image of the Day Land Snow and Ice Remote Sensing

Midwest Farmers Using Cover Crops Take Small Yield Hit
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Midwest Farmers Using Cover Crops Take Small Yield Hit

Although cover crops have significant environmental benefits, researchers found that they hinder yields on corn and soybean fields.

Published Jan 26, 2023

Image of the Day Land Human Presence Remote Sensing

Mysteries Remain About Bahama Whiting Events
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Mysteries Remain About Bahama Whiting Events

Researchers used satellite imagery to reveal where and when the discolored patches of water appeared between 2003 and 2020 and found a puzzling temporary increase in events in some areas.

Published Jan 23, 2023

Image of the Day Water Remote Sensing

A Tornado Scars Selma
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A Tornado Scars Selma

Thunderstorms swept across the U.S. Southeast in January 2023, spawning numerous twisters that left lengthy paths of damage.

Published Jan 19, 2023

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Severe Storms Human Presence Remote Sensing