Atmosphere

Vibrant Aurora Over Hudson Bay
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Vibrant Aurora Over Hudson Bay

The light show dipped south of the Arctic Circle, where it was especially bright over northeastern Canada.

Published Dec 1, 2022

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Mauna Loa Awakens
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Mauna Loa Awakens

During the first eruption in nearly four decades, satellites observed the volcano’s nighttime glow and sulfur dioxide plume.

Published Nov 29, 2022

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A Line of Ash from Sangay
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A Line of Ash from Sangay

An ongoing eruption blankets cities and farmland near the volcano with layers of ash.

Published Nov 22, 2022

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Dusty Copper River Delta
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Dusty Copper River Delta

Plumes from this part of Alaska happen in autumn when winds are strong, water levels are low, and snow has not yet blanketed the floodplain.

Published Nov 22, 2022

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Carbonate Swirls Spin from the Bahamas
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Carbonate Swirls Spin from the Bahamas

Hurricane Nicole turned the shallow waters along the Abaco Islands into an eddy factory.

Published Nov 17, 2022

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