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Atmosphere

Smoke Blankets Borneo
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Smoke Blankets Borneo

Fires burning in peat deposits in Indonesia release gases and particles that have consequences for public health and the climate.

Published Sep 17, 2019

Image of the Day Atmosphere Heat Land Dust and Haze Fires Human Presence Remote Sensing

Walker Fire
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Walker Fire

The wildfire has burned more than 50,000 acres, making it the state’s largest blaze in 2019.

Published Sep 13, 2019

Atmosphere Land Fires Remote Sensing

South Pacific Swirl
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South Pacific Swirl

Low Sun angles enhance certain wavelengths of light, painting the atmosphere over a distant patch of ocean.

Published Sep 12, 2019

Image of the Day Atmosphere

Dorian Reaches South Carolina
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Dorian Reaches South Carolina

Power outages piled up in Charleston County as the storm raged just offshore.

Published Sep 5, 2019

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Water Severe Storms Human Presence Remote Sensing

Turbulent Tropical Skies
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Turbulent Tropical Skies

In early September 2019, a loose chain of tropical cyclones lined up across the Western Hemisphere.

Published Sep 4, 2019

Atmosphere Water Severe Storms