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Lava Flows North on Mauna Loa
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Lava Flows North on Mauna Loa

The Landsat 9 satellite acquired this image of the eruption as lava flowed past the Mauna Loa Observatory toward Saddle Road.

Published Dec 5, 2022

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Volcanic Plumes in the Kuril Islands
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Volcanic Plumes in the Kuril Islands

The Alaid and Chikurachki volcanoes unleashed plumes of ash over the Pacific Ocean.

Published Oct 21, 2022

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A Rough Year for Rice in California
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A Rough Year for Rice in California

The ongoing drought has cut rice acreage in the Sacramento Valley in half.

Published Oct 3, 2022

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Net Radiation
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Net Radiation

Net radiation is the balance between incoming and outgoing energy at the top of the atmosphere. It is the total energy available to influence climate after light and heat are reflected, absorbed, or emitted by clouds and land.

Jul 2006 — Sep 2022

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Land Surface Temperature
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Land Surface Temperature

Land surface temperatures rise and fall with the heat of the Sun, and they represent how hot or cold the surface would feel to touch. These maps show daytime land temperatures as measured from space.

Feb 2000 — Sep 2022

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