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Death Valley Flash Flooding
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Death Valley Flash Flooding

In one of the driest places on Earth, a thousand-year rain event delivered 75 percent of the yearly average precipitation in just three hours.

Published Aug 10, 2022

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Scarred Land and Smoky Skies
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Scarred Land and Smoky Skies

The McKinney Fire—California’s largest so far in 2022—left a vast burn scar on the landscape, while nearby fires filled the air with smoke.

Published Aug 9, 2022

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Zion National Park, Utah
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Zion National Park, Utah

Zion National Park is home to scenic cliffs, slot canyons, protected wilderness areas, endangered species, and archaeological sites.

Published Aug 7, 2022

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Dust and Salt in South America
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Dust and Salt in South America

Dust rich in salt often streams from dry mud flats on Mar Chiquita in Argentina.

Published Aug 8, 2022

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Mapping Missing Mangroves
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Mapping Missing Mangroves

The Landsat program’s 50 years of Earth observations have revolutionized the study of long-term global change, including the losses and gains of tidal wetlands.

Published Aug 6, 2022

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