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Sea Level Watcher Takes Flight
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Sea Level Watcher Takes Flight

Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich will extend a nearly 30-year continuous dataset on sea surface height.

Published Nov 24, 2020

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Lituya Bay’s Apocalyptic Wave
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Lituya Bay’s Apocalyptic Wave

One of the tallest tsunami waves known to science slammed this Alaskan bay in 1958.

Published Nov 23, 2020

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Flooding in Northern Luzon
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Flooding in Northern Luzon

In the wake of three typhoons within a month, the Philippines provinces of Cagayan and Isabela have seen some of their worst flooding in decades.

Published Nov 19, 2020

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Mapping Landslide Hazards in Central America
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Mapping Landslide Hazards in Central America

After severe hurricanes dropped torrential rain on Guatemala, Nicaragua, and other countries, NASA researchers worked to map potential landslide hazards.

Published Nov 18, 2020

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A Busy Season for Crop Fires in Northwestern India
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A Busy Season for Crop Fires in Northwestern India

Burning leftover straw after the rice harvest has once again blanketed the region with smoke.

Published Nov 17, 2020

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