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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-08-03 Earth Terra
MISR
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This image of Western Cape, South Africa was acquired by the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) instrument aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft. This image is from the MISR Mystery Image Quiz #25.
PIA14489:
Where on Earth...? MISR Mystery Image Quiz #25: Western Cape, South Africa
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.079 MB)     JPEG (146.7 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2010-06-02 Earth Terra
MISR
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This image acquired on May 24, 2010 by NASA's Terra spacecraft shows oil from the former Deepwater Horizon rig encroaching upon several of Louisiana's wildlife habitats.
PIA13174:
Leaking Oil Invades Louisiana Wildlife Habitats
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-01-15 Earth Terra
MISR
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Sea ice in the Beaufort Sea off the north coast of Alaska was classified and mapped in these concurrent images acquired March 19, 2001 by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04300:
Ice Types in the Beaufort Sea, Alaska
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-05-04 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft acquired this image on April 30, 2011, showing flooding along the Mississippi River at its junction with the Des Moines River near Keokuk, Iowa.
PIA14137:
ASTER Images Midwest Flooding
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.086 MB)     JPEG (182.1 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2012-09-27 Earth 965x720x3
This image shows a dry streambed on an alluvial fan in the Atacama Desert, Chile, revealing the typical patchy, heterogeneous mixture of grain sizes deposited together.
PIA16191:
Dry Streambed on Alluvial Fan in Northern Chile
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-06-19 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
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Pando Province, Northern Bolivia, Shaded Relief and Colored Height
PIA03390:
Pando Province, Northern Bolivia, Shaded Relief and Colored Height
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.091 MB)     JPEG (172.2 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2007-10-23 Earth QuikScat
SeaWinds Scatterometer
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NASA's QuikScat Maps Southern California's Destructive Santa Ana Winds
PIA10089:
NASA's QuikScat Maps Southern California's Destructive Santa Ana Winds
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-10-22 Earth Terra
ASTER
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This image shows part of an extensive field of barchan sand dunes south of Kandahar. This image was acquired by NASA's Terra satellite on August 20, 2000.
PIA11099:
Sand Dunes, Afghanistan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-11-02 Earth Terra
MISR
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This image was acquired by the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer instrument aboard NASA's Terra spacecraft. This image is from the MISR Where on Earth...? Mystery Quiz #26.
PIA15016:
Where on Earth...? MISR Mystery Image Quiz #26: Costa Rica
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-10-12 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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SRTM Perspective View with Landsat Overlay: San Fernando Valley, California
PIA02780:
SRTM Perspective View with Landsat Overlay: San Fernando Valley, California
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.74 MB)     JPEG (177.5 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2002-03-20 Earth Terra
MISR
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These data products from NASA's Terra satellite document the presence of airborne particulates on March 13, 2002, during Terra orbit 11880. At least once a year for a period lasting from a week to several months, northern Sumatra is obscured by smoke and
PIA03449:
Smoke over Sumatra, Indonesia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-12-23 Earth Terra
MISR
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Vibrant reds, emerald greens, brilliant whites, and pastel blues adorn this view of the area surrounding the Jakobshavn Glacier on the western coast of Greenland captured by NASA's Terra spacecraft on June 18, 2003.
PIA05070:
Greenland's Coast in Holiday Colors
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-03-11 Earth Terra
MISR
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The first images taken by NASA's Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) on February 24, 2000, show the winter landscape of James Bay, Ontario, Canada from three of the instrument's nine cameras.
PIA02450:
MISR's First Views of James Bay, Canada
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Add Image to Favorite List 1996-01-29 Moon Galileo
Solid-State Imaging
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These pictures of the Moon were taken by NASA's Galileo spacecraft at (right photo) Dec.8, 1990 from a distance of almost 220,000 miles, and at (left photo) Dec. 9, 1990 at a range of more than 350,000 miles.
PIA00077:
Moon - 2 Views of Orientale Basin
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-09-03 Earth E-DECIDER
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A NASA-funded disaster decision support system, provided a number of rapid response map data products to decision makers at the California Earthquake Clearinghouse following its activation for the Aug. 24, 2014 magnitude 6.0 earthquake in Napa, California
PIA18797:
NASA's E-DECIDER Rapid Disaster Decision Support Products
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-11-26 Earth Terra
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Amsterdam is the largest city and the capital of the Netherlands. Its name derives from a dam in the river Amstel. Founded in the 12th century as a fishing village, Amsterdam was one of the most important ports in the world in the 17th century.
PIA16542:
Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-02-03 Earth IRTF
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NASA's Infrared Telescope Facility atop Mauna Kea, Hawaii. The IRTF is a venerable 30-year-old, 3-meter-diameter (10-foot) telescope that ranks 40th among ground-based telescopes.
PIA12504:
NASA's Infrared Telescope Facility atop Mauna Kea, Hawaii
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-04-19 Earth Terra
ASTER
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Chiliques volcano in Chile shows a hot spot in the summit crater and several others along the upper flanks of the edifice, indicating volcanic activity. NASA's Terra satellite acquired this image on May 24, 2000.
PIA03493:
Chiliques volcano, Chile
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-05-07 Earth Terra
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These images acquired by NASA's Terra satellite are of La Plata, Maryland.
PIA03494:
La Plata, Maryland
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-11-08 Earth Aqua
OSCAT
Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS)
OSCAT
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Satellite images obtained from NASA's Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument aboard NASA's Aqua spacecraft provide a glimpse into one of the most powerful storms ever recorded on Earth, Typhoon Haiyan.
PIA17680:
Super Typhoon Haiyan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-01-23 Earth Terra
ASTER
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This image from NASA's Terra spacecraft is of the Debra L. Friedkin archaeological site near Salado, Texas, a multicomponent site, with Clovis remains overlying pre-Clovis stone tools.
PIA15335:
Friedkin Archaeological Site, Texas
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-15 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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Space Radar Image of West Texas - SAR Scan
PIA01787:
Space Radar Image of West Texas - SAR Scan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2014-10-06 Earth ISS-RapidScat
RapidScat
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Launched Sept. 21, 2014, to the International Space Station, NASA's newest Earth-observing mission, the International Space Station-RapidScat scatterometer to measure global ocean near-surface wind speeds and directions.
PIA18824:
NASA's New RapidScat Breezes Into Operation Aboard Space Station
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-01-27 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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Space Radar Image of Safsaf, North Africa
PIA01711:
Space Radar Image of Safsaf, North Africa
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-06-03 Moon Lunar Orbiter
610 Millimeter Lunar Orbiter Camera
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Limb of Copernicus Impact Crater
PIA00094:
Limb of Copernicus Impact Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-06-08 Earth Terra
MISR
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The lowlands of Lombardy and Piedmont in northwest Italy are some of the most highly developed irrigation areas in the world. These views of the region were acquired on May 8, 2005, by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA04380:
Rice Cultivation in Northwest Italy
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.212 MB)     JPEG (217.1 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2001-06-13 Earth Terra
MISR
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This image from NASA's Terra satellite of Diamond Valley Lake Reservoir, near the city of Hemet in Riverside County, billed as the largest earthworks construction project in U.S.history.
PIA03409:
Watching the Creation of Southern California's Largest Reservoir
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-01 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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Space Radar Image of Karisoke & Virunga Volcanoes
PIA01736:
Space Radar Image of Karisoke & Virunga Volcanoes
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-03-14 Moon Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)
Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (NAC)
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Barnstorming Linné Crater
PIA14022:
Barnstorming Linné Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-08-16 Earth Terra
MISR
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These images from NASA's Terra satellite are of smoke plumes from devastating wildfires in the northwestern U.S. This view of the Clearwater and Salmon River Mountains in Idaho was acquired on August 5, 2000 (Terra orbit 3370).
PIA02618:
MISR Images Wildfires in Northwestern US
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-05-31 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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SRTM Stereo Pair: Northwest of Bhuj, India
PIA03308:
SRTM Stereo Pair: Northwest of Bhuj, India
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-04-10 Earth Terra
MISR
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Both single and multi-angle views of the breakup of the northern section of the Larsen B ice shelf are shown in this image pair fromNASA's Terra satellite. The Larsen B ice shelf collapsed and broke away from the Antarctic Peninsula during February and Ma
PIA03702:
Unique Views of a Shattered Ice Shelf
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-15 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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Space Radar Image of Calcutta, West Bengal, India
PIA01844:
Space Radar Image of Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-09-24 Moon Deep Impact
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Water Abundances Change with Time of Day
PIA12222:
Water Abundances Change with Time of Day
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-09-24 Moon Deep Impact
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Water Abundance Dependent on Temperature
PIA12223:
Water Abundance Dependent on Temperature
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-07-28 Moon Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)
Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (NAC)
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NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter's looks at a terraced wall in Burg Crater.
PIA12892:
Terraced Wall in Bürg Crater
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-08-19 Moon Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)
Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (NAC)
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This uncalibrated image from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter's shows the Apollo 14 landing site and nearby Cone crater. The trail followed by the astronauts can clearly be discerned.
PIA12897:
Trail of Discovery at Fra Mauro
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-12-24 Moon Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)
Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (NAC)
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A junction between the rims of three craters on the floor of Peary crater near the lunar north pole is evident in this image taken by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.
PIA12937:
Peary Crater: Greetings from the North Pole of the Moon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-12-02 Moon Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)
Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (WAC)
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Secrets of Schröteri
PIA13688:
Secrets of Schröteri
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-02-11 Moon Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)
Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (NAC)
Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (WAC)
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Rima Bradley
PIA14006:
Rima Bradley
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-04-21 Moon Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)
Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (NAC)
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Action Shot
PIA14426:
Action Shot
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-02-01 Earth Terra
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Information from images of Railroad Valley, Nevada captured on August 17,2001 by NASA's Terra spacecraft may provide a powerful tool for monitoring crop health and maintenance procedures.
PIA03463:
Railroad Valley, Nevada
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-10-05 Earth Landsat
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
Thematic Mapper
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SRTM Perspective View with Landsat Overlay: Santa Monica Bay to Mount Baden-Powell, California
PIA02779:
SRTM Perspective View with Landsat Overlay: Santa Monica Bay to Mount Baden-Powell, California
Full Resolution:     TIFF (1.134 MB)     JPEG (132.1 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2003-11-12 Earth Terra
MISR
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NASA's Terra spacecraft imaged Iceberg B-15A, the largest iceberg in the world (measuring about 11,000 square kilometers) when it broke away from Western Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf in March 2000.
PIA04344:
Breakup of the World's Largest Iceberg
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-07-26 Earth Terra
MISR
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These images from NASA's Terra satellite are of the southeast portion of Georgian Bay in Ontario, Canada, acquired on March 6, 2000, during Terra orbit 1155.
PIA02615:
MISR View of Georgian Bay, Ontario, Canada
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Add Image to Favorite List 2012-02-02 Earth Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE)
K-Band Ranging System
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This frame from an animation based on data from NASA's Grace satellite shows dramatic changes in Greenland's ice mass from 2003 through 2011 revealing how much ice has been lost and gained each year.
PIA13955:
Ice Mass Loss on Greenland, 2003-2011 Animation Icon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-02-17 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
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Simi Valley, California, Perspective View of Shaded Relief, Color as Height
PIA02711:
Simi Valley, California, Perspective View of Shaded Relief, Color as Height
Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.166 MB)     JPEG (207.8 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2000-07-19 Earth Terra
MISR
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These images from NASA's Terra satellite are of tropical northern Australia acquired on June 1, 2000 (Terra orbit 2413) during the long dry season.
PIA02614:
MISR Views Northern Australia
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-01 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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Space Radar Image of Yellowstone Park, Wyoming
PIA01741:
Space Radar Image of Yellowstone Park, Wyoming
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-09-27 Moon Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)
Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (WAC)
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The Lunar South Pole
PIA13523:
The Lunar South Pole
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-10-05 Moon Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (WAC)
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The Lunar North Pole
PIA13528:
The Lunar North Pole
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-05-01 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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Space Radar Image of Manaus, Brazil
PIA01735:
Space Radar Image of Manaus, Brazil
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-07-22 Earth Cassini-Huygens
Imaging Science Subsystem - Wide Angle
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The cameras on NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this rare look at Earth and its moon from Saturn orbit on July 19, 2013. The image has been magnified five times.
PIA17170:
One Special Day in the Life of Planet Earth -- Close-Up
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Add Image to Favorite List 2011-04-12 Earth Terra
ASTER
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NASA's Terra spacecraft acquired this image of the City of Luxembourg, one of Europe's greatest fortified states. With a population of about 90,000, the city is the capital of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
PIA14035:
Luxembourg
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-02-19 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
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C-Band Radar Imagery, Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas
PIA02722:
C-Band Radar Imagery, Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-08-03 Earth Aqua
Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS)
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Hurricane Alex as Observed by NASA's Spaceborne Atmospheric Infrared 
Sounder (AIRS)
PIA00440:
Hurricane Alex as Observed by NASA's Spaceborne Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS)
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-01-22 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Radar
X-Band Radar
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Mount Ararat, Turkey, Perspective with Landsat Image Overlay
PIA03399:
Mount Ararat, Turkey, Perspective with Landsat Image Overlay
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-15 Earth Spaceborne Imaging Radar-C/X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
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Space Radar Image of Karakax Valley, China 3-D
PIA01800:
Space Radar Image of Karakax Valley, China 3-D
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-02-28 Earth Terra
MISR
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The Tibetan Plateau and a portion of the Himalayan Mountain chain are captured in this stereo image acptured by NASA's Terra satellite May 14, 2000 (Terra orbit 2153).
PIA02646:
Roof of the World and the Abode of Snow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-11-02 Earth Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
C-Band Interferometric Radar
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SRTM Stereo Pair: Fiji Islands
PIA02785:
SRTM Stereo Pair: Fiji Islands
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Add Image to Favorite List 2013-10-24 Earth Terra
MISR
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NASA's Terra spacecraft passed over the Blue Mountains to the west and north of Sydney, A mild winter and an extremely hot September in Australia have led to an early start to the fire season.
PIA17577:
MISR Stereo Imagery of Blue Mountain Fires in New South Wales, Australia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-12-18 Earth Terra
MISR
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The border between Russia and Finland is shown in this MISR Mystery Quiz #12 captured by NASA's Terra spacecraft.
PIA03747:
Where on Earth...? MISR Mystery Image Quiz #12:
Border between Russia and Finland

Full Resolution:     TIFF (2.419 MB)     JPEG (204.7 kB)
Add Image to Favorite List 2001-03-28 Earth TOPEX/Poseidon
Altimeter
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Warm Ocean Temperatures Blanket the Far-Western Pacific
PIA00556:
Warm Ocean Temperatures Blanket the Far-Western Pacific
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-10-14 Earth TOPEX/Poseidon
Altimeter
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TOPEX/El Niño Watch - March thru June, 1997
PIA00734:
TOPEX/El Niño Watch - March thru June, 1997
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-10-14 Earth TOPEX/Poseidon
Altimeter
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TOPEX/El Niño Watch - June 25, 1997
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TOPEX/El Niño Watch - June 25, 1997
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Add Image to Favorite List 1997-10-14 Earth TOPEX/Poseidon
Altimeter
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TOPEX/El Niño Watch- September 20, 1997
PIA00736:
TOPEX/El Niño Watch- September 20, 1997
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-07-03 Earth TOPEX/Poseidon
Altimeter
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TOPEX/El Niño Watch - El Niño in Retreat, Pacific in Transition, June 14, 1998
PIA01453:
TOPEX/El Niño Watch - El Niño in Retreat, Pacific in Transition, June 14, 1998
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Add Image to Favorite List 1998-09-26 Earth TOPEX/Poseidon
Altimeter
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TOPEX/El Niño Watch - Little Change in Pacific, August 13, 1998
PIA01473:
TOPEX/El Niño Watch - Little Change in Pacific, August 13, 1998
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-04-15 Earth TOPEX/Poseidon
Altimeter
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TOPEX/El Niño Watch - La Niña Weakening, January 17, 1999
PIA01525:
TOPEX/El Niño Watch - La Niña Weakening, January 17, 1999
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-06-21 Earth TOPEX/Poseidon
Altimeter
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TOPEX El Niño/La Niña - Entire Pacific is out of Whack, April 7, 1999
PIA01528:
TOPEX El Niño/La Niña - Entire Pacific is out of Whack, April 7, 1999
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-12-01 Earth TOPEX/Poseidon
Altimeter
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TOPEX/El Niño Watch - Mild La Niña Conditions Developing, November 12, 1999
PIA02437:
TOPEX/El Niño Watch - Mild La Niña Conditions Developing, November 12, 1999
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-05-07 Earth TOPEX/Poseidon
Altimeter
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TOPEX/El Niño Watch - La Niña Still a
PIA02460:
TOPEX/El Niño Watch - La Niña Still a "cool" Problem Child, March 23, 2000
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-07-06 Earth TOPEX/Poseidon
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TOPEX/El Niño Watch - Strong, Long-lasting La Niña Just Fading Away, June 19, 2000
PIA02935:
TOPEX/El Niño Watch - Strong, Long-lasting La Niña Just Fading Away, June 19, 2000
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Add Image to Favorite List 2000-08-30 Earth TOPEX/Poseidon
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TOPEX/El Niño Watch - Los Niños may be Gone, But Pacific Pattern Remains August 14, 2000
PIA02969:
TOPEX/El Niño Watch - Los Niños may be Gone, But Pacific Pattern Remains August 14, 2000
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-08-27 Earth TOPEX/Poseidon
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Pacific Decadal Oscillation Still Rules in Pacific; No Niño Anytime Soon
PIA03457:
Pacific Decadal Oscillation Still Rules in Pacific; No Niño Anytime Soon
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Add Image to Favorite List 2001-11-07 Earth TOPEX/Poseidon
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Pacific Decadal Oscillation
PIA03460:
Pacific Decadal Oscillation
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Pacific Ocean in Holding Pattern for El Niño
PIA03850:
Pacific Ocean in Holding Pattern for El Niño
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Add Image to Favorite List 2002-08-22 Earth TOPEX/Poseidon
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Watching for the Next El Niño
PIA03855:
Watching for the Next El Niño
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El Niño Continues to Grow
PIA03889:
El Niño Continues to Grow
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-07-14 Earth Jason-1
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Where is La Niña?
PIA04622:
Where is La Niña?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2003-11-18 Earth Jason-1
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A Mostly Quiet Pacific
PIA04878:
A Mostly Quiet Pacific
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-07-13 Earth Jason-1
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Pacific Decadal Oscillation Influences Drought (June 15, 2004)
PIA06380:
Pacific Decadal Oscillation Influences Drought (June 15, 2004)
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Pacific Decadal Oscillation Influences Drought (June 27, 2004)
PIA06381:
Pacific Decadal Oscillation Influences Drought (June 27, 2004)
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Warm Pacific Water Wave Heads East, But No El Niño Yet
PIA06751:
Warm Pacific Water Wave Heads East, But No El Niño Yet
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Add Image to Favorite List 2004-11-16 Earth Jason-1
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El Nino: Pumping Up or Fizzling Out?
PIA05078:
El Nino: Pumping Up or Fizzling Out?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2005-03-14 Earth Jason-1
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El Niño: The Weak, Getting Weaker
PIA07456:
El Niño: The Weak, Getting Weaker
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-01-13 Earth Jason-1
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She's Back? La Niña Developing?
PIA03665:
She's Back? La Niña Developing?
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Add Image to Favorite List 2006-05-30 Earth Jason-1
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Pacific Climate Calm
PIA08501:
Pacific Climate Calm
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Jason Satellite Observes Mild El Nino in 2006
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Jason Satellite Observes Mild El Nino in 2006
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Jason Celebrates 5th Anniversary as El Niño Builds, Warm Kelvin Wave Surges Toward South America
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Jason Celebrates 5th Anniversary as El Niño Builds, Warm Kelvin Wave Surges Toward South America
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Add Image to Favorite List 2007-03-02 Earth Jason-1
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New data of sea-level heights from early February, 2007, by the Jason altimetric satellite show that the tropical Pacific Ocean has transitioned from a warm (El Niño) to a cool (La Niña) condition during the prior two months
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Pacific Shows Signs of Morphing From Warm El Nino To Cool La Nina
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La Niña Persists
PIA10110:
La Niña Persists
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-04-22 Earth Jason-1
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Larger Pacific Climate Event Helps Current La Niña Linger
PIA10377:
Larger Pacific Climate Event Helps Current La Niña Linger
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Add Image to Favorite List 2008-12-13 Earth Jason-1
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Oscillation Rules as the Pacific Cools
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Oscillation Rules as the Pacific Cools
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-10-29 Earth OSTM/Jason-2
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Pools of warm water known as Kelvin waves can be seen traveling eastward along the equator (black line) in this image from the NASA/French Space Agency Ocean Surface Topography Mission/Jason-2 satellite.
PIA12334:
Waves That Feed El Niños
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-11-12 Earth OSTM/Jason-2
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El Niño Pumping Up, Warm Kelvin Wave Surges Toward South America
PIA12326:
El Niño Pumping Up, Warm Kelvin Wave Surges Toward South America
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Add Image to Favorite List 2009-12-17 Earth OSTM/Jason-2
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The most recent sea-level height data from the NASA/European Ocean Surface Topography Mission/Jason-2 oceanography satellite show the continued eastward progression of a strong wave of warm water, known as a Kelvin wave, now approaching South America.
PIA12404:
El Niño Surges; Warm Kelvin Wave Headed for South America
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Add Image to Favorite List 2010-03-16 Earth OSTM/Jason-2
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Recent sea-level height data from NASA's Jason-2 oceanography satellite show a weakening of trade winds in western and central equatorial Pacific during late-January through February has triggered yet another strong, eastward-moving Kelvin wave.
PIA12962:
El Niño's Last Stand?
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The latest image of Pacific Ocean sea surface heights from the NASA's OSTIM/Jason-2 oceanography satellite, on June 11, 2010, shows that Pacific has switched from warm (red) to cold (blue) during the last few months.
PIA14383:
La Niña's Exit Leaves Climate Forecasts in Limbo
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Add Image to Favorite List 1999-06-21 Earth TOPEX/Poseidon
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The cold pool of water in the Pacific known as 'La Nina' is beginning to fade, but ocean conditions have not returned to normal, according to scientists studying images from the U.S.-French TOPEX/Poseidon satellite.
PIA00031:
TOPEX El Niño/La Niña -La Niña Begins to Fade, April 7, 1999
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