Human Presence

Eruption at Lewotolo Volcano
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Eruption at Lewotolo Volcano

The explosive event lofted ash high above the Indonesian island of Lembata.

Published Dec 1, 2020

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Picturing Earth: Behind the Scenes
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Picturing Earth: Behind the Scenes

From their perch on the space station, astronauts have spent 20 years sharing a story about Earth as they see it from above. Like the directors of a film, those astronaut storytellers have a crew working behind the scenes to help them tell the story. Meet the Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit.

Published Dec 1, 2020

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Painting Pennsylvania Hills
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Painting Pennsylvania Hills

The region of rolling hills and valleys is part of a geologic formation known as the Ridge and Valley Province that stretches from New York to Alabama.

Published Nov 28, 2020

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A Sliver of Mexico’s “Mother Mountain Range”
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A Sliver of Mexico’s “Mother Mountain Range”

The Sierra Madre Oriental is part of a chain that stretches across three continents.

Published Nov 27, 2020

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Sea Level Watcher Takes Flight
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Sea Level Watcher Takes Flight

Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich will extend a nearly 30-year continuous dataset on sea surface height.

Published Nov 24, 2020

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