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Remote Sensing

Scientists Map Beirut Blast Damage
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Scientists Map Beirut Blast Damage

Radar imagery of ground surface changes could help with efforts at disaster relief and recovery after the explosion.

Published Aug 10, 2020

Image of the Day Land Human Presence Remote Sensing

All Clear on the Western Front
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All Clear on the Western Front

The Suomi NPP satellite got a clear view of Western Europe, its nighttime lights, and its moonlit landscape.

Published Aug 7, 2020

Image of the Day Atmosphere Human Presence Remote Sensing

Arctic Lows
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Arctic Lows

Record-low sea ice in July 2020 could be further depleted by a low-pressure system that developed over the Arctic Ocean.

Published Aug 5, 2020

Image of the Day Atmosphere Heat Water Snow and Ice Remote Sensing

Could COVID-19 Have Seasons? Searching for Signals in Earth Data
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Could COVID-19 Have Seasons? Searching for Signals in Earth Data

A race is on to figure out whether COVID-19 will wax and wane with the seasons. Atmospheric and hydrologic models produced by NASA and other institutions may be key to that research.

Published Aug 5, 2020

Atmosphere Life Human Presence Remote Sensing

Could COVID-19 Have Seasons?
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Could COVID-19 Have Seasons?

Scientists are probing environmental data from reanalysis models in the hopes of finding answers.

Published Aug 4, 2020

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