Remote Sensing

The Great Shrinking Lake
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The Great Shrinking Lake

In summer 2022, water levels in the Great Salt Lake dropped to new record lows.

Published Aug 12, 2022

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Tracking 30 Years of Sea Level Rise
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Tracking 30 Years of Sea Level Rise

Global mean sea level has risen 101 millimeters (3.98 inches) since 1992, and it continues to do so at 3.9 mm (0.15 inches) per year.

Published Aug 11, 2022

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Summer Melting in Svalbard
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Summer Melting in Svalbard

A record amount of meltwater, much of which flowed to the ocean, is the latest expression of a rapidly warming climate in Norway’s ice-covered archipelago.

Published Aug 5, 2022

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A July of Extremes
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A July of Extremes

In the United States, pervasive and persistent heat domes put more than 150 million people under heat warnings and advisories in the month of July.

Published Aug 2, 2022

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Tracking Deluge and Drought through Soil Moisture
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Tracking Deluge and Drought through Soil Moisture

From soaked to dry, the variable state of U.S. soils has implications for farmers and crop production.

Published Jul 29, 2022

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