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Atmosphere

Canary Curls
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Canary Curls

Von Kármán vortices make another appearance near the Canary Islands.

Published Jul 10, 2020

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Water

Faint Glow, Clear Signal from Plants
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Faint Glow, Clear Signal from Plants

As scientists detect plant fluorescence in better detail, they inch closer to helping farmers respond to extreme weather and close in on understanding how carbon cycles through ecosystems.

Published Jul 9, 2020

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Life Water Remote Sensing

Another Lively Season of Night-Shining Clouds
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Another Lively Season of Night-Shining Clouds

Extremely cold and wet conditions in the mesosphere have led to abundant noctilucent clouds.

Published Jul 8, 2020

Image of the Day Atmosphere Remote Sensing

A Dust Plume to Remember
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A Dust Plume to Remember

While dust routinely blows across the Atlantic Ocean, scientists rarely see plumes as large and dense with particles as the one that darkened Caribbean skies in June 2020.

Published Jun 29, 2020

Image of the Day Atmosphere Dust and Haze Remote Sensing

Space Station Sails Across the Sun
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Space Station Sails Across the Sun

A NASA photographer captured the ISS as it passed directly between the Sun and Earth.

Published Jun 26, 2020

Image of the Day Atmosphere Human Presence