Remote Sensing

Surigae Stirs Up the Pacific
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Surigae Stirs Up the Pacific

The super typhoon reached extreme intensity earlier in the year than any storm in the satellite era.

Published Apr 19, 2021

Image of the Day Atmosphere Water Severe Storms Remote Sensing

Fine-Tuning Irrigation in Asia
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Fine-Tuning Irrigation in Asia

Scientists harness satellite data to help farmers use less water in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.

Published Apr 21, 2021

Image of the Day Water Remote Sensing

Sea Ice Highs and Lows
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Sea Ice Highs and Lows

There were no records set in 2020-21, but the downward trends in polar ice continue.

Published Apr 19, 2021

Image of the Day Water Snow and Ice Remote Sensing

Tracking La Soufrière’s Plume
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Tracking La Soufrière’s Plume

Explosive eruptions from the Caribbean volcano have flung ash and sulfate particles to the stratosphere.

Published Apr 15, 2021

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Volcanoes Remote Sensing

Hiding in Plain Sight
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Hiding in Plain Sight

Springtime ocean conditions promote North Atlantic blooms, but you wouldn't know that from looking with human eyes.

Published Apr 12, 2021

Image of the Day Water Remote Sensing