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Sediment Sloshes in Solway Firth

Sediment Sloshes in Solway Firth

Fjords and funnel-shaped bays and inlets are often the scene of dramatic tidal changes and sediment loads.

Published Dec 6, 2019

Image of the Day Water

Patchwork of Corn in the Snow

Patchwork of Corn in the Snow

In the wake of a potent winter storm in late November in the U.S. Midwest, an unusual pattern turned up in satellite imagery.

Published Dec 6, 2019

Land Unique Imagery Human Presence

A Bloom in the Strait of Hormuz

A Bloom in the Strait of Hormuz

A phytoplankton bloom appeared in one of the world’s busiest oil waterways.

Published Dec 5, 2019

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A Cirrus Arc

A Cirrus Arc

Circulation around a jet streak—a fast-moving pocket of air within the jet stream—formed this distinctive arc of clouds.

Published Dec 4, 2019

Image of the Day Atmosphere Severe Storms

Australian Fires Still Burning

Australian Fires Still Burning

Bushfires continued in early December to produce smoke along the the country's eastern coast.

Published Dec 4, 2019

Atmosphere Heat Land Drought Fires Remote Sensing