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Natural Event

A Dusty Day Over the Aral Sea
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A Dusty Day Over the Aral Sea

The shrinking of this once-vast inland lake means winds more frequently pick up dust from the exposed lakebed.

Published Mar 25, 2020

Image of the Day Land Water Dust and Haze

Sea Ice Below Normal Despite a Seasonal Bump
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Sea Ice Below Normal Despite a Seasonal Bump

Slight recoveries in the extent of sea ice at both poles were not enough to return to long-term normal levels.

Published Mar 24, 2020

Image of the Day Water Snow and Ice Remote Sensing Sea and Lake Ice

Swollen Rivers in Channel Country
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Swollen Rivers in Channel Country

Heavy rain in March drenches parched land in southwestern Queensland.

Published Mar 20, 2020

Image of the Day Land Water Unique Imagery Remote Sensing

Drift Ice in the Sea of Okhotsk
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Drift Ice in the Sea of Okhotsk

Carried by winds and currents, sea ice can reach the coast of Hokkaido, Japan.

Published Mar 19, 2020

Image of the Day Water Snow and Ice Sea and Lake Ice

Smoke Blankets Thailand and Burma (Myanmar)
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Smoke Blankets Thailand and Burma (Myanmar)

Seasonal agricultural fires and wildfires are polluting the region’s air.

Published Mar 19, 2020

Land Fires