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Atmosphere

A Decline in Asian Dust
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A Decline in Asian Dust

Changing winds and more vegetation are probably contributing to the trend.

Published Jan 17, 2020

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Remote Sensing

Watching Meteors from Space
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Watching Meteors from Space

Astronaut Christina Koch snapped a picture of the Quadrantids in January 2020.

Published Jan 17, 2020

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Growth of a Summer Storm
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Growth of a Summer Storm

Afternoon thunderstorms are a typical phenomenon during summer in Western Australia.

Published Jan 16, 2020

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2019 Was the Second Warmest Year on Record
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2019 Was the Second Warmest Year on Record

The past five years have been the warmest of the past 140 years.

Published Jan 15, 2020

Image of the Day Atmosphere Heat Land Water Human Presence Remote Sensing

Explosive Fire Activity in Australia
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Explosive Fire Activity in Australia

Fires are burning so fiercely that they are lofting smoke to unusual heights.

Published Jan 9, 2020

Image of the Day Atmosphere Heat Drought Fires Remote Sensing