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Remote Sensing

Cristobal Drenches Central America
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Cristobal Drenches Central America

The storm lingered over the Yucatán Peninsula for several days.

Published Jun 5, 2020

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Water Severe Storms Human Presence Remote Sensing

Mapping a Slow-Motion Landslide
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Mapping a Slow-Motion Landslide

Through the study of an unusual, long-lasting slide, has developed a new technique to make prediction easier and more accurate.

Published Jun 4, 2020

Image of the Day Land Remote Sensing

Temperatures Predict Bird Biodiversity
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Temperatures Predict Bird Biodiversity

Small birds prefer winter landscapes that have larger thermal differences, likely because they offer more opportunities to find refuge from the cold.

Published Jun 3, 2020

Image of the Day Heat Land Life Human Presence Remote Sensing

Ice Arch Persists Despite Warm Arctic
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Ice Arch Persists Despite Warm Arctic

This natural gatekeeper, which prevents sea ice from exiting the Arctic Ocean and drifting southward into Baffin Bay, was still intact in late May 2020.

Published Jun 2, 2020

Image of the Day Snow and Ice Remote Sensing

Earth — A Photo-Essay
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Earth — A Photo-Essay

NASA has a unique vantage point for observing the beauty and wonder of Earth and for making sense of it. The images in this book tell a story of a 4.5-billion-year-old planet where there is always something new to see.

Published Jun 2, 2020

Atmosphere Land Water Snow and Ice Remote Sensing