Remote Sensing

Potent Atmospheric Rivers Douse the Pacific Northwest
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Potent Atmospheric Rivers Douse the Pacific Northwest

In mid-January 2021, the Pacific Northwest of North America was soaked by several episodes of heavy rainfall, leading to widespread flooding and landslides.

Published Jan 21, 2021

Image of the Day Atmosphere Water Severe Storms Remote Sensing

Turkey Experiences Intense Drought
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Turkey Experiences Intense Drought

Multiple seasons of below-average rainfall have affected the country’s drinking water supplies and groundwater reservoirs.

Published Jan 16, 2021

Image of the Day Water Remote Sensing

Curious Clouds in the Transantarctic Mountains
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Curious Clouds in the Transantarctic Mountains

Smooth, soft-edged clouds hovered over the Eisenhower Range in Victoria Land, Antarctica.

Published Jan 19, 2021

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Snow and Ice Remote Sensing

Changing Atlanta
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Changing Atlanta

Martin Luther King Jr. came of age in one of the fastest growing cities in the United States.

Published Jan 18, 2021

Image of the Day Land Human Presence Remote Sensing

2020 Tied for Warmest Year on Record
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2020 Tied for Warmest Year on Record

Earth’s average temperature has risen more than 1.2°C (2°F) since the late 19th century.

Published Jan 14, 2021

Image of the Day Atmosphere Heat Remote Sensing World of Change Temperature Extremes