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Great Lakes, Not so Great Ice

Great Lakes, Not so Great Ice

Warm air prevailed in the 2019-2020 winter season, preventing much ice from forming on the lakes.

Published Feb 20, 2020

Image of the Day Water Snow and Ice Remote Sensing

Rivers Are Getting Less Icy

Rivers Are Getting Less Icy

The window of time available to make and use ice roads is closing.

Published Feb 19, 2020

Image of the Day Heat Land Water Remote Sensing

Global Green Up Slows Warming

Global Green Up Slows Warming

Scientists say the world would be even warmer if not for a surge in plant growth.

Published Feb 18, 2020

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Remote Sensing

Remnants of an Ancient Lake

Remnants of an Ancient Lake

The spits etched into a desert in Chad were actually formed thousands of years ago along the shores of a vast lake.

Published Feb 17, 2020

Image of the Day Land Water Remote Sensing

Nevado Sajama and Parinacota

Nevado Sajama and Parinacota

This photograph highlights several snow- and ice-capped volcanoes as they cast early morning shadows over a mountainous region of Bolivia and Chile.

Published Feb 16, 2020

Image of the Day Land