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Remote Sensing

Summer Bloom in the Argentine Sea
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Summer Bloom in the Argentine Sea

The milky green and blue phytoplankton developed where warmer, saltier coastal waters from the subtropics meet colder, fresher waters flowing from the south.

Published Dec 21, 2018

Image of the Day Life Water Remote Sensing

A Spacecraft's Journey to the Space Station
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A Spacecraft's Journey to the Space Station

As NASA's latest care package heads toward the International Space Station, it traveled over beautiful Earth landscapes—from scenic snowscapes to desolate deserts.

Published Dec 19, 2018

Image of the Day Remote Sensing

Detergent-like Molecule Recycles Itself in Atmosphere
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Detergent-like Molecule Recycles Itself in Atmosphere

Hydroxyl radicals are critical for offsetting concentrations of methane in the air.

Published Dec 7, 2018

Image of the Day Remote Sensing

Chilly November in North America
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Chilly November in North America

It was cold across the eastern part of North America, but the opposite was true in other parts of the world.

Published Dec 5, 2018

Image of the Day Remote Sensing

Crater Lurks Beneath the Ice
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Crater Lurks Beneath the Ice

The Hiawatha Impact Crater in northwest Greenland was detected through some creative detective work and innovative instruments that can see through the ice.

Published Nov 30, 2018

Image of the Day Snow and Ice Remote Sensing