Lake Achit and the Khovd River Floodplain

Lake Achit and the Khovd River Floodplain

Water, frozen and flowing, shapes and colors this rural area of Western Mongolia.

Published Dec 4, 2022

Image of the Day Land Snow and Ice

Breathing Life into the Ocean

Breathing Life into the Ocean

Almost all life in the ocean depends on tiny photosynthetic organisms known as phytoplankton.

Published Dec 3, 2022

Image of the Day Atmosphere Life Water Remote Sensing

Fires in Northwest Argentina

Fires in Northwest Argentina

Forests are burning after being primed by warm temperatures and a lack of rain.

Published Dec 2, 2022

Image of the Day Land Fires Remote Sensing

Vibrant Aurora Over Hudson Bay

Vibrant Aurora Over Hudson Bay

The light show dipped south of the Arctic Circle, where it was especially bright over northeastern Canada.

Published Dec 1, 2022

Image of the Day Atmosphere

Mauna Loa Awakens

Mauna Loa Awakens

During the first eruption in nearly four decades, satellites observed the volcano’s nighttime glow and sulfur dioxide plume.

Published Nov 30, 2022

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Volcanoes Remote Sensing