Munga-Thirri–Simpson Desert Park

Munga-Thirri–Simpson Desert Park

Linear red sand dunes are interspersed with salt-encrusted white playa lakes in Australia’s fourth-largest desert.

Published Aug 14, 2022

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A Glint of Southeast Asia

A Glint of Southeast Asia

Water has helped define the shape of life on the Indochinese Peninsula.

Published Aug 13, 2022

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Making Pearls in the Persian Gulf

Making Pearls in the Persian Gulf

The shallow water around Bahrain allows satellites to observe some effects of development on reefs and other aquatic features.

Published Aug 15, 2022

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The Great Shrinking Lake

The Great Shrinking Lake

In summer 2022, water levels in the Great Salt Lake dropped to new record lows.

Published Aug 12, 2022

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Tracking 30 Years of Sea Level Rise

Tracking 30 Years of Sea Level Rise

Global mean sea level has risen 101 millimeters (3.98 inches) since 1992, and it continues to do so at 3.9 mm (0.15 inches) per year.

Published Aug 11, 2022

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