La Niña Times Three

La Niña Times Three

Three consecutive years of La Niña conditions in the eastern Pacific Ocean make this a rare “triple dip” event.

Published Dec 8, 2022

Image of the Day Atmosphere Heat Water Remote Sensing

Orion Views Earth from Afar

Orion Views Earth from Afar

Fifty years after Apollo 17 astronauts photographed the iconic “blue marble” image, cameras in space have again captured distant views of our home planet.

Published Dec 7, 2022

Image of the Day Life

A Burst of Activity at Mount Semeru

A Burst of Activity at Mount Semeru

Intense explosions at the summit sent avalanches of ash and mud racing down the southeastern flank of the Indonesian volcano.

Published Dec 6, 2022

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Larger Wheat Harvest in Ukraine Than Expected

Larger Wheat Harvest in Ukraine Than Expected

A satellite-based analysis indicates that nearly 27 million tons of wheat were harvested from the country’s farms this year, but Ukraine won’t reap all of the benefits.

Published Dec 5, 2022

Image of the Day Land Unique Imagery Human Presence Remote Sensing

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