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Could COVID-19 Have Seasons?
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Could COVID-19 Have Seasons?

Scientists are probing environmental data from reanalysis models in the hopes of finding answers.

Published Aug 4, 2020

Image of the Day Atmosphere Heat Land Life Human Presence Remote Sensing

Smoke from Apple Fire Spreads
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Smoke from Apple Fire Spreads

Wildfire smoke from California traveled hundreds to miles and obscured skies in central Arizona.

Published Aug 3, 2020

Atmosphere Heat Land Fires Human Presence Remote Sensing

Phytoplankton Surge in Arctic Waters
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Phytoplankton Surge in Arctic Waters

The floating plant-like organisms are showing up in higher concentrations across the Arctic Ocean.

Published Jul 30, 2020

Image of the Day Heat Water Snow and Ice Remote Sensing Water Color

The Parched Paraná River
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The Parched Paraná River

A drought around South America’s second longest river has grounded ships and contributed to a rash of fire in the delta and floodplain.

Published Jul 28, 2020

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Gearing Up for an Active 2020 Hurricane Season
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Gearing Up for an Active 2020 Hurricane Season

Abnormally warm ocean temperatures and a potential La Niña set the stage for an above-average Atlantic hurricane season.

Published Jul 17, 2020

Image of the Day Heat Water Remote Sensing