for October 31, 2014Image of the Day
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
The shoreline of Cape Cod provides a visual case study in the evolution and dynamic motion of barrier islands and spits. Read more
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
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
Snow in Ukraine
Kilauea Lava Flow Reaches Hawaiian Town
Gonzalo Stirs Up Sediment and the Carbon Cycle
Fires in the Nile River Delta
Hurricane Gonzalo Approaching Bermuda
Dust over the Arabian Sea
Hudhud: Another Damaging Bay of Bengal Storm
Haze over Eastern China
Satellite images showing how our world— forests, oceans,
cities, even the Sun— has changed in recent decades.
The night side of Earth twinkles with light in these composite global and regional views.