Remote Sensing

Mauna Loa Awakens
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Mauna Loa Awakens

During the first eruption in nearly four decades, satellites observed the volcano’s nighttime glow and sulfur dioxide plume.

Published Nov 29, 2022

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Volcanoes Remote Sensing

Phytoplankton May Be Abundant Under Antarctic Sea Ice
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Phytoplankton May Be Abundant Under Antarctic Sea Ice

New evidence shows that a sufficient amount of daylight penetrates the ice to sustain blooms of floating, plant-like organisms.

Published Nov 29, 2022

Image of the Day Life Water Snow and Ice Remote Sensing

Carbonate Swirls Spin from the Bahamas
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Carbonate Swirls Spin from the Bahamas

Hurricane Nicole turned the shallow waters along the Abaco Islands into an eddy factory.

Published Nov 17, 2022

Image of the Day Atmosphere Water Remote Sensing

Arctic Cyclones to Intensify as Climate Warms
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Arctic Cyclones to Intensify as Climate Warms

Scientists project that sea ice loss and rapidly warming temperatures will cause storms in the far north to intensify by the end of this century.

Published Nov 16, 2022

Image of the Day Atmosphere Water Snow and Ice Remote Sensing

Autumn Fires in Central Appalachia
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Autumn Fires in Central Appalachia

Dry autumn conditions and high winds spurred numerous wildland fires in Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia in November 2022.

Published Nov 10, 2022

Image of the Day Land Fires Remote Sensing