Remote Sensing

Canada Braces for Fiona
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Canada Braces for Fiona

After buffeting Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and Bermuda, the hurricane appeared destined to be one of the strongest storms to ever reach the Canadian Maritimes.

Published Sep 23, 2022

Image of the Day Atmosphere Heat Water Severe Storms Remote Sensing

Power Outages in Puerto Rico
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Power Outages in Puerto Rico

Four days after Hurricane Fiona made landfall on the island, citizens were coping with widespread power losses.

Published Sep 22, 2022

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

Arctic Sea Ice Tied for 10th-Lowest on Record
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Arctic Sea Ice Tied for 10th-Lowest on Record

The summer 2022 extent of Arctic sea ice continued the downward trend under way since the 1980s.

Published Sep 22, 2022

Image of the Day Heat Water Snow and Ice Remote Sensing Sea and Lake Ice

Smoke Blankets the Amazon
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Smoke Blankets the Amazon

The southern Amazon has become a hotspot of fire activity as roads, cattle, crops, and people replace the rainforest.

Published Sep 12, 2022

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Fires Human Presence Remote Sensing

Smoky Fires Rage in the Northwest
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Smoky Fires Rage in the Northwest

Though summer is approaching its calendar end, the scorching weather of the 2022 season has left many forests primed to burn.

Published Sep 9, 2022

Image of the Day Atmosphere Heat Land Drought Fires Remote Sensing