Remote Sensing

China’s Unrelenting Season of Flooding
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China’s Unrelenting Season of Flooding

The 2020 monsoon has brought historic amounts of rain to the country.

Published Oct 30, 2020

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Hurricane Zeta Arrives on the Gulf Coast
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Hurricane Zeta Arrives on the Gulf Coast

It will be the fifth storm to hit Louisiana this year, and the eleventh to hit the continental United States.

Published Oct 28, 2020

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Snowy and Icy Peaks with Very Different Origins
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Snowy and Icy Peaks with Very Different Origins

Researchers find that ice caps on the mountains of Pluto are made of methane, but develop through an opposite process from that on Earth.

Published Oct 25, 2020

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California’s Rising and Sinking Coast
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California’s Rising and Sinking Coast

Millions of people in the state live in low-lying coastal areas where land subsidence is exacerbating the risks of sea level rise.

Published Oct 23, 2020

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Record-Setting Fires in Colorado and California
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Record-Setting Fires in Colorado and California

The Cameron Peak and August Complex fires have punctuated a year of natural drama in the American West.

Published Oct 21, 2020

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