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Cristobal Drenches Central America

Cristobal Drenches Central America

The storm lingered over the Yucatán Peninsula for several days.

Published Jun 6, 2020

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Water Severe Storms Human Presence Remote Sensing

Mapping a Slow-Motion Landslide

Mapping a Slow-Motion Landslide

Through the study of an unusual, long-lasting slide, has developed a new technique to make prediction easier and more accurate.

Published Jun 5, 2020

Image of the Day Land Remote Sensing

Temperatures Predict Bird Biodiversity

Temperatures Predict Bird Biodiversity

Small birds prefer winter landscapes that have larger thermal differences, likely because they offer more opportunities to find refuge from the cold.

Published Jun 4, 2020

Image of the Day Heat Land Life Human Presence Remote Sensing

Ice Arch Persists Despite Warm Arctic

Ice Arch Persists Despite Warm Arctic

This natural gatekeeper, which prevents sea ice from exiting the Arctic Ocean and drifting southward into Baffin Bay, was still intact in late May 2020.

Published Jun 3, 2020

Image of the Day Snow and Ice Remote Sensing

Astronauts Launch from American Soil

Astronauts Launch from American Soil

A commercially built and operated American crew spacecraft has safely delivered two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station.

Published Jun 2, 2020

Image of the Day Human Presence