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Scarcely Seen Sweden Fires

Scarcely Seen Sweden Fires

Record-breaking hot and dry conditions have spurred wildfire outbreaks rarely seen in Sweden.

Published Jul 19, 2018

Atmosphere Heat Land Fires Human Presence

Fizzy Tropical Rivers

Fizzy Tropical Rivers

Long overlooked, it is increasingly clear that streams and rivers play a key role in the carbon cycle.

Published Jul 20, 2018

Image of the Day Land Water Remote Sensing

From Russia with Aerosols

From Russia with Aerosols

Unusually intense fires in Russia sent smoke half-way around the world.

Published Jul 19, 2018

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Remote Sensing

Summer Blooms in North American Lakes

Summer Blooms in North American Lakes

Cyanobacteria have become a regular summer phenomenon in Lake Okeechobee and Lake Erie.

Published Jul 18, 2018

Water Human Presence Remote Sensing Water Color

The Water is Wider

The Water is Wider

A new map of the world’s rivers and their widths shows that surface waterways are collectively wider and cover more area than previously thought.

Published Jul 18, 2018

Image of the Day Land Water Remote Sensing