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Remote Sensing

Clouds Light the Night
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Clouds Light the Night

As spring turns to summer in the northern hemisphere, unusual streaks of clouds form high in the atmosphere around sunset.

Published Jun 26, 2019

Image of the Day Atmosphere Remote Sensing

Ice Arch Crumbles Early
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Ice Arch Crumbles Early

The structure that prevents sea ice from exiting the Arctic Ocean through the Nares Strait crumbled months earlier than usual.

Published Jun 25, 2019

Image of the Day Snow and Ice Remote Sensing

Lusi in the Sea with Deltas
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Lusi in the Sea with Deltas

Downstream of the Lusi mud flow, mangrove forests are expanding onto new land and shrimp farmers are adjusting to a muddier reality.

Published Jun 21, 2019

Image of the Day Land Water Human Presence Remote Sensing

NASA Helps Warn of Harmful Algae in Lakes, Reservoirs
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NASA Helps Warn of Harmful Algae in Lakes, Reservoirs

With limited resources to monitor often-unpredictable blooms, water managers are turning to new technologies to detect and keep track of hazards.

Published Jun 21, 2019

Image of the Day Water Remote Sensing

Major Greenland Glacier Is Growing
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Major Greenland Glacier Is Growing

Jakobshavn Glacier has grown for the third year in a row, and scientists attribute the change to cool ocean waters.

Published Jun 14, 2019

Image of the Day Water Snow and Ice Remote Sensing World of Change