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Lava Flows North on Mauna Loa
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Lava Flows North on Mauna Loa

The Landsat 9 satellite acquired this image of the eruption as lava flowed past the Mauna Loa Observatory toward Saddle Road.

Published Dec 5, 2022

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Larger Wheat Harvest in Ukraine Than Expected
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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 2, 2022

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Lake Achit and the Khovd River Floodplain
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Lake Achit and the Khovd River Floodplain

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

Published Dec 4, 2022

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Fires in Northwest Argentina
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Fires in Northwest Argentina

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

Published Dec 1, 2022

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Mauna Loa Awakens
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Mauna Loa Awakens

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

Published Nov 29, 2022

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