Remote Sensing

Fire Chars Pringle Bay
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Fire Chars Pringle Bay

Hot, windy weather has fueled outbreaks of fire in South Africa’s Western Cape.

Published Feb 1, 2024

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Tracking the Invisible Movement of Water
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Tracking the Invisible Movement of Water

A moisture measurement tool known as OpenET is improving the way farmers, ranchers, and water resource managers steward one of Earth’s most precious resources.

Published Feb 2, 2024

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Fog Blankets the Indo-Gangetic Plain
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Fog Blankets the Indo-Gangetic Plain

Winter fog in Pakistan and northern India has reduced visibility on the ground and caused transportation challenges.  

Published Jan 19, 2024

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Filaments of Phytoplankton in Australia
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Filaments of Phytoplankton in Australia

Cool, upwelling water supports an array of marine life and draws the occasional filmmaker to the Bonney Coast region.

Published Jan 15, 2024

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Five Factors to Explain the Record Heat in 2023
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Five Factors to Explain the Record Heat in 2023

What caused the year to be so hot? Here is a breakdown of the primary factors that scientists considered.

Published Jan 12, 2024

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