Natural Event

Extreme Rainfall Leads to Midwest Flooding
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Extreme Rainfall Leads to Midwest Flooding

Such extreme precipitation events and weather are becoming more likely with climate change.

Published Aug 2, 2022

Image of the Day Water Floods Human Presence

Dusty Glaciers in Iceland
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Dusty Glaciers in Iceland

Windstorms lofted sand and dust from the ground onto the Vatnajökull ice cap.

Published Jul 29, 2022

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Dust and Haze Snow and Ice

A Swirl of Dust Over the Atlantic
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A Swirl of Dust Over the Atlantic

Pulses of dust from the Sahara Desert reached the Caribbean and parts of the United States in July.

Published Jul 29, 2022

Image of the Day Atmosphere Dust and Haze

Smoke Over Siberia
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Smoke Over Siberia

The Aqua satellite captured an image showing dozens of fires charring forests in Russia’s far east.

Published Jul 18, 2022

Image of the Day Heat Land Fires Remote Sensing

Blooming Lake Okeechobee
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Blooming Lake Okeechobee

Nearly half of the lake was covered with blue-green algae in early July 2022.

Published Jul 15, 2022

Image of the Day Water Remote Sensing Water Color