Snow and Ice

Wild Fluctuations in Sierra Snow
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Wild Fluctuations in Sierra Snow

The California mountain range alternated between extreme precipitation and none at all this winter.

Published May 6, 2022

Image of the Day Heat Land Drought Fires Snow and Ice Remote Sensing

Taking Stock of Rocky Mountain Snowpack
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Taking Stock of Rocky Mountain Snowpack

In the midst of a megadrought, scientists are working to improve snowpack measurements used to forecast water supplies.

Published May 5, 2022

Image of the Day Heat Land Drought Fires Snow and Ice Remote Sensing

Losing a Long-Watched Glacier
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Losing a Long-Watched Glacier

Scientists have been observing Peyto Glacier in Alberta since the 1960s.  

Published May 3, 2022

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Ice Lost, Island Found?
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Ice Lost, Island Found?

An unnamed mound of white off East Antarctica seems to be an island.

Published Apr 27, 2022

Image of the Day Land Water Snow and Ice Remote Sensing

EO On This Day
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EO On This Day

In honor of our site anniversary, we offer a selection of some of the most beautiful, newsworthy, interesting, and scientifically important images from 23 years online — one image for each day of the calendar year.

Published Apr 26, 2022

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