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A Deadly Eruption Rocks Guatemala

Fuego in Guatemala is one of Central America’s most active volcanoes. For years, the towering Volcán de Fuego has puffed continuously, punctuated by occasional episodes of explosive activity, big ash plumes, lava flows, and avalanche-like debris slides known as pyroclastic flows. Just before ...

End of the Journey for Iceberg B-15Z?

In March 2000, the largest iceberg ever recorded broke away from Antarctica’s Ross Ice Shelf. Now, after 18 years drifting with the currents and being battered by the wind and sea, a piece of this original berg could be nearing the end of its voyage. When iceberg B-15 first broke away, it m...

Subtropical Cyclone Alberto

After Subtropical Storm Alberto made landfall in the Florida Panhandle in late May 2018, the storm was downgraded to a subtropical depression. Alberto delivered wind and rain to large swaths of the southeastern United States before spinning up toward the Midwest and Great Lakes. The Moderate Resol...

Powerful Dust Storms in Western Asia

On May 28, 2018, a series of potent dust storms swept across Iran, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. Accuweather reported winds approaching hurricane-force—70 miles/110 kilometers per hour—near the city of Zabol in eastern Iran. Visibility dropped to zero at several points during ...

Powerful Dust Storms in Western Asia

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite acquired this image dust storms blowing across eastern Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Turkmenistan on May 28, 2018. NASA Earth Observatory image by Joshua Stevens, using MODIS data from LANCE/EOSDIS...

Pollutant Emissions Leveling Off a Bit in the U.S.

The air we breathe today in the United States is much cleaner than it was in the 1960s and 70s. But recent satellite data show that air quality is not improving as quickly as predicted by models. “Air quality is better than it was decades ago, but now we’re starting to see the improvement slow do...

Cyclone Duo Hits the Middle East

Within the span of one week, two tropical cyclones barreled down on the Middle East. Tropical Cyclone Sagar was the first to hit, making landfall in Somalia on May 19, 2018. On that day, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite acquired a natura...

A Cubic View of Earth

In 1990, NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft took a classic portrait of Earth from several billion miles away. Now a class of tiny, boxy spacecraft—known as CubeSats—have just taken their own version of a “pale blue dot” image, capturing Earth and the Moon in one shot. NASA set a new distance record f...

Weeks of Extreme Weather in India

India has been hit by a streak of unusually intense thunderstorms, dust storms, and lightning so far in 2018. The events collapsed homes, destroyed crops, and claimed the lives of over a hundred people with even more casualties, calling for assistance by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In l...

Fires in Manitoba

On May 21, 2018, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite acquired this natural-color image of smoke billowing from several wildfires in central Manitoba, Canada. The fires burned near Lake Winnipegosis, about 400 kilometers (250 miles) north...

Lava from Kilauea at Night

Three weeks after the first of more than twenty new volcanic fissures began spilling fresh lava into or near Leilani Estates, several fissures remain active. One of the most active is fissure 22, which has shed enough lava in recent days to create a lava channel that extends all the way to Hawai...

Wisconsin’s Deer Caught in the Act

Drawing information from a combination of sources, including GPS tracking and hunting reports, wildlife experts in Wisconsin are improving their understanding of the size and location of the state’s deer population. But information about population and location can tell you only so much. How an...
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