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Wispy Clouds Before the Storm

Wispy Clouds Before the Storm

Transverse cirrus clouds may look benign, but they are often associated with intense weather.

Published Jun 18, 2019

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Major Greenland Glacier Is Growing

Major Greenland Glacier Is Growing

Jakobshavn Glacier has grown for the third year in a row, and scientists attribute the change to cool ocean waters.

Published Jun 14, 2019

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Ship Tracks, Aleutian Islands

Ship Tracks, Aleutian Islands

Exhaust creates cloud lines that trace the curved trajectories of ships.

Published Jun 14, 2019

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Solar-Powered China

Solar-Powered China

China has more capacity to generate solar power than any other country, but getting the power to where it is most needed can be a challenge.

Published Jun 14, 2019

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Lake Sambhar

Lake Sambhar

The wet and dry seasons bring two distinct but colorful looks to this wetland in the Thar Desert.

Published Jun 14, 2019

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