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Remote Sensing

Downpours Flood Southeast Texas
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Downpours Flood Southeast Texas

Parts of Houston and Beaumont are underwater after the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda moved through the area.

Published Sep 20, 2019

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

Smoke Blankets Borneo
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Smoke Blankets Borneo

Fires burning in peat deposits in Indonesia release gases and particles that have consequences for public health and the climate.

Published Sep 17, 2019

Image of the Day Atmosphere Heat Land Dust and Haze Fires Human Presence Remote Sensing

A Bloom of Nitrogen-Fixing Bacteria
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A Bloom of Nitrogen-Fixing Bacteria

An important player in the nitrogen cycle, Trichodesmium makes a seasonal appearance off the northeast coast of Australia.

Published Sep 13, 2019

Image of the Day Life Water Remote Sensing

Walker Fire
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Walker Fire

The wildfire has burned more than 50,000 acres, making it the state’s largest blaze in 2019.

Published Sep 13, 2019

Atmosphere Land Fires Remote Sensing

Marine Heat Wave Returns to the Northeast Pacific
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Marine Heat Wave Returns to the Northeast Pacific

The warm surface water this summer was caused by an unusual and persistent weather pattern.

Published Sep 12, 2019

Image of the Day Heat Life Water Remote Sensing