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Water

Summer Bloom in the Argentine Sea
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Summer Bloom in the Argentine Sea

The milky green and blue phytoplankton developed where warmer, saltier coastal waters from the subtropics meet colder, fresher waters flowing from the south.

Published Dec 21, 2018

Image of the Day Life Water Remote Sensing

Watercolor Painting of Water Colors
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Watercolor Painting of Water Colors

A colorful image of the Arabian Sea shows the various types of activities occurring in the waters.

Published Dec 21, 2018

Image of the Day Water

O Christmas Tree! from Space
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O Christmas Tree! from Space

Shaped like an evergreen conifer, Lake Dukan is the largest lake in Iraqi Kurdistan.

Published Dec 21, 2018

Image of the Day Water Human Presence

Soggy 2018 for the Eastern U.S.
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Soggy 2018 for the Eastern U.S.

See where shallow groundwater has responded to the unusually wet conditions this year.

Published Dec 19, 2018

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Water Human Presence

Thick and Thin Ice in the Weddell Sea
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Thick and Thin Ice in the Weddell Sea

New elevation measurements will give researchers an unprecedented understanding of the thickness of sea ice, which will be used to help improve climate modeling and forecasts.

Published Dec 17, 2018

Image of the Day Water Snow and Ice