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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

Countdown to Calving at Brunt Ice Shelf
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Countdown to Calving at Brunt Ice Shelf

Cracks growing across the ice shelf are poised to release an iceberg about twice size of New York City.

Published Feb 19, 2019

Image of the Day Water Snow and Ice

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

Floods Soak Argentine Farmland
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Floods Soak Argentine Farmland

Some areas received a year’s worth of rain in the first two weeks of January.

Published Feb 5, 2019

Image of the Day Land Water Floods Remote Sensing

ICESat-2 Sees the Trees in Mexico
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ICESat-2 Sees the Trees in Mexico

The satellite measures more than just polar ice; it also makes detailed elevation measurements over the planet’s tropical and temperate latitudes.

Published Jan 28, 2019

Image of the Day Land Water Remote Sensing