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Notes from the Field: Operation IceBridge: Antarctic 2014

Notes from the Field: Operation IceBridge: Antarctic 2014

In October and November 2014, NASA's Operation IceBridge will fly its sixth Antarctic field campaign. This year’s campaign returns to Chile, giving researchers a view of how land and sea ice has changed in the past two years around West Antarctica and the Antarctic Peninsula. Read more

World of Change: Coastline Change

World of Change: Coastline Change

The shoreline of Cape Cod provides a visual case study in the evolution and dynamic motion of barrier islands and spits. Read more

World of Change: Shrinking Aral Sea

World of Change: Shrinking Aral Sea

A massive irrigation project has devastated the Aral Sea over the past 50 years. These images show the decline of the Southern Aral Sea in the past decade, as well as the first steps of recovery in the Northern Aral Sea. Read more

Notes from the Field: Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel (HS3) 2014

Notes from the Field: Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel (HS3) 2014

Follow along on the Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel (HS3) campaign. HS3 is a five-year mission specifically targeted to investigate the processes that underlie hurricane formation and intensity change in the Atlantic Ocean basin. Read more

An Aura of Success

An Aura of Success

On the 10th anniversary of the launch of NASA's Aura spacecraft, we offer 10 examples of how the satellite has changed our view of dust, pollution, aerosols, and ozone in our atmosphere. Read more

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Image of the Day October HazeOctober 27, 2014
October Haze
Snow in UkraineOctober 25, 2014
Snow in Ukraine
Volcán CopahueOctober 21, 2014
Volcán Copahue
Image of the Day Gonzalo Stirs Up Sediment and the Carbon CycleOctober 18, 2014
Gonzalo Stirs Up Sediment and the Carbon Cycle
Hurricane GonzaloOctober 17, 2014
Hurricane Gonzalo
Image of the Day Hurricane Gonzalo Approaching BermudaOctober 16, 2014
Hurricane Gonzalo Approaching Bermuda
Dust over the Arabian SeaOctober 14, 2014
Dust over the Arabian Sea
Image of the Day Hudhud: Another Damaging Bay of Bengal StormOctober 12, 2014
Hudhud: Another Damaging Bay of Bengal Storm
Cyclone HudhudOctober 9, 2014
Cyclone Hudhud
Haze over Eastern ChinaOctober 9, 2014
Haze over Eastern China
Image of the Day Typhoon VongfongOctober 9, 2014
Typhoon Vongfong
Typhoon VongfongOctober 8, 2014
Typhoon Vongfong
Image of the Day The Plumes After the StormOctober 6, 2014
The Plumes After the Storm
Image of the Day Super Typhoon PhanfoneOctober 3, 2014
Super Typhoon Phanfone
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World of Change

Satellite images showing how our world— forests, oceans, cities, even the Sun— has changed in recent decades.
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Blue Marble

Composite satellite images of the entire Earth.
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Earth at Night

The night side of Earth twinkles with light in these composite global and regional views.
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Experiments

Hands-on educational activities.
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Visible Earth

A catalog of NASA images and animations of our home planet.
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NASA Earth Observations

View, download, and analyze imagery of Earth science data.
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NASA Global Climate Change

Vital signs of the planet.
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Earth Science Picture of the Day

Photos of Earth processes and phenomena.
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