African Dust Plume Blankets the Caribbean

African Dust Plume Blankets the Caribbean

A towering thunder cloud stands at the intersection of moist tropical air and dry, dusty plumes.

Published Nov 22, 2020

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Lituya Bay’s Apocalyptic Wave

Lituya Bay’s Apocalyptic Wave

One of the tallest tsunami waves known to science slammed this Alaskan bay in 1958.

Published Nov 23, 2020

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Tremendous Tides in Broad Sound

Tremendous Tides in Broad Sound

Tidal swings here are greater than at any other place on the east coast of Australia.

Published Nov 21, 2020

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Flooding in Northern Luzon

Flooding in Northern Luzon

In the wake of three typhoons within a month, the Philippines provinces of Cagayan and Isabela have seen some of their worst flooding in decades.

Published Nov 19, 2020

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Mapping Landslide Hazards in Central America

Mapping Landslide Hazards in Central America

After severe hurricanes dropped torrential rain on Guatemala, Nicaragua, and other countries, NASA researchers worked to map potential landslide hazards.

Published Nov 18, 2020

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