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Remote Sensing

2019 Was the Second Warmest Year on Record
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2019 Was the Second Warmest Year on Record

The past five years have been the warmest of the past 140 years.

Published Jan 15, 2020

Image of the Day Atmosphere Heat Land Water Human Presence Remote Sensing

Flash Flooding in Iran
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Flash Flooding in Iran

In January 2020, three days of heavy rain led to flash floods across provinces in southern Iran.

Published Jan 15, 2020

Water Floods Remote Sensing

Sulfur Spews from Taal
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Sulfur Spews from Taal

In January 2020, the volcano in the Philippines spewed lava and emitted hazardous amounts of volcanic ash fall and gases.

Published Jan 13, 2020

Image of the Day Remote Sensing

Sandscapes of the Namib Desert
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Sandscapes of the Namib Desert

Sand dunes and outcrops add color and dimension across the Namib Sand Sea.

Published Jan 11, 2020

Image of the Day Land Remote Sensing

Explosive Fire Activity in Australia
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Explosive Fire Activity in Australia

Fires are burning so fiercely that they are lofting smoke to unusual heights.

Published Jan 9, 2020

Image of the Day Atmosphere Heat Drought Fires Remote Sensing