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Australian Fires Still Burning
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Australian Fires Still Burning

Bushfires continued in early December to produce smoke along the the country's eastern coast.

Published Dec 4, 2019

Atmosphere Heat Land Drought Fires Remote Sensing

Aussie Smoke Plumes Crossing Oceans
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Aussie Smoke Plumes Crossing Oceans

As fires continue to rage in southern and eastern Australia, the smoke has risen high and far across the atmosphere.

Published Nov 20, 2019

Image of the Day Atmosphere Heat Land Drought Fires Remote Sensing

Permafrost Becoming a Carbon Source Instead of a Sink
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Permafrost Becoming a Carbon Source Instead of a Sink

As global and regional warming continues, winter emissions of carbon dioxide from Arctic lands are offsetting what plants absorb in the summer.

Published Nov 18, 2019

Image of the Day Heat Land Snow and Ice Remote Sensing

Bushfires Still Raging in New South Wales
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Bushfires Still Raging in New South Wales

Fire managers warned of “the most dangerous bushfire week this nation has ever seen.”

Published Nov 11, 2019

Image of the Day Heat Land Drought Fires Human Presence Remote Sensing

Detecting Invisible Plant Stress
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Detecting Invisible Plant Stress

A new tool helped detect water-stressed vegetation near some 2019 Amazon rainforest fires.

Published Nov 8, 2019

Image of the Day Heat Water Fires Remote Sensing