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Water

Intense Flooding in Bangladesh
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Intense Flooding in Bangladesh

Monsoon-related flooding, which has been ongoing since June 2020, has inundated a quarter of the country.

Published Jul 31, 2020

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Hurricane Isaias Moves Over the Caribbean
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Hurricane Isaias Moves Over the Caribbean

The category 1 hurricane is headed for a brush with Florida’s Atlantic Coast.

Published Jul 31, 2020

Atmosphere Water Severe Storms Human Presence Remote Sensing

Cultivating Ideas for Mars
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Cultivating Ideas for Mars

Plants that can survive in harsh environments like Canada’s Devon Island may be good candidates for eventually terraforming the Red Planet.

Published Jul 31, 2020

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Phytoplankton Surge in Arctic Waters
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Phytoplankton Surge in Arctic Waters

The floating plant-like organisms are showing up in higher concentrations across the Arctic Ocean.

Published Jul 30, 2020

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Early Detection of Algae Yields Savings
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Early Detection of Algae Yields Savings

Satellites can spot some blooms earlier, resulting in significant savings on health care, lost work hours, and other economic costs.

Published Jul 29, 2020

Image of the Day Water Remote Sensing