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Remote Sensing

Australian Fires Still Burning
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Australian Fires Still Burning

Bushfires continued in early December to produce smoke along the the country's eastern coast.

Published Dec 4, 2019

Atmosphere Heat Land Drought Fires Remote Sensing

Satellite Observes Massive Ocean Migration
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Satellite Observes Massive Ocean Migration

Every night, under the cover of darkness, countless small sea creatures swim from the ocean depths to feed near the surface, then descend out of sight again before daybreak.

Published Dec 3, 2019

Image of the Day Life Water Remote Sensing

Typhoon Kammuri Approaches the Philippines
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Typhoon Kammuri Approaches the Philippines

A powerful typhoon brought violent winds and torrential rainfall, causing thousands to evacuate.

Published Dec 2, 2019

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Water Severe Storms Remote Sensing

A Burial Site Fit for an Emperor
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A Burial Site Fit for an Emperor

Japan’s Daisenryo Kofun looks like a forest on a hill, but it is actually one of the largest tombs in the world.

Published Nov 27, 2019

Image of the Day Land Human Presence Remote Sensing

Severe Winter Storm Hits the West Coast
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Severe Winter Storm Hits the West Coast

A winter storm brought flash flooding, heavy snow, and hurricane-force winds to the Pacific Northwest.

Published Nov 27, 2019

Image of the Day Atmosphere Unique Imagery Remote Sensing