Atmosphere

Ex-cell-ent Clouds off Chile’s Coast
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Ex-cell-ent Clouds off Chile’s Coast

Satellites have exposed the impressive coverage of marine stratocumulus clouds as well as their compelling shapes and patterns.

Published Feb 3, 2023

Image of the Day Atmosphere Water Remote Sensing

Sichuan’s Smoggy Basin
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Sichuan’s Smoggy Basin

The waters of an ancient lake once pooled in this basin in southwestern China. Now haze and air pollution do the same.

Published Feb 2, 2023

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Remote Sensing

Cheneso Floods Madagascar
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Cheneso Floods Madagascar

Heavy rain from the tropical cyclone triggered flash floods and landslides along the island nation’s northwestern coast.

Published Jan 31, 2023

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Water Severe Storms Remote Sensing

A Tornado Scars Selma
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A Tornado Scars Selma

Thunderstorms swept across the U.S. Southeast in January 2023, spawning numerous twisters that left lengthy paths of damage.

Published Jan 19, 2023

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

When Clouds Cave
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When Clouds Cave

When airplanes pass through clouds with supercooled water droplets, they can leave distinctive holes in their wake.

Published Jan 18, 2023

Image of the Day Atmosphere