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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-11-17 Earth Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT)
EMIT
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EMIT identified a cluster of 12 methane plumes within a 150-square-mile (400-square-kilometer) area of southern Uzbekistan on Sept. 1, 2022. The instrument captured the cluster within a single shot, called a scene by researchers.
PIA26113:
EMIT Identifying Methane Plumes Around the Globe
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-11-08 Earth SWOT
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Data from the SWOT satellite shows sea level anomalies off the coast of Ecuador and Peru on Aug. 12, 2023, and Oct. 3, 2023. The data indicates the development of an El Niño along the west coast of the Americas.
PIA26181:
SWOT Monitors El Niño off Peru
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-11-03 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows a severe drought in the Amazon is disrupting transportation, isolating communities and putting wildlife at risk.
PIA26196:
Amazon Drought
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-10-30 Earth SWOT
KaRIn
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This animation shows global sea level data collected by the Surface Water and Ocean Topography satellite from July 26 to Aug. 16, 2023.
PIA26100:
SWOT's Detailed View of Global Sea Level
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-10-27 Earth NISAR
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NISAR will track wetland flooding to study how these carbon-rich ecosystems are reacting to climate change. It will generate images like this one from an airborne radar that flew over Peru in 2013.
PIA26112:
Radar Image of Amazonian Flooding Similar to Future NISAR Imagery
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-10-27 Earth NISAR
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This composite uses data from two Japanese L-band SAR missions to reveal land-cover change in Brazil's Xingu River basin between 1996 and 2007.
PIA26111:
Composite of Brazil's 'Arc of Deforestation' Shows Imagery NISAR Will Produce
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-10-18 Earth Sentinel-6/Jason-CS
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The maps in the animation show sea levels in the Pacific Ocean during early October of 1997, 2015, and 2023, in the run up to El Niño events.
PIA26099:
Comparing Sea Level During El Niño Events
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-10-18 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Mar Menor, in southeast Spain. It is Europe's largest coastal saltwater lagoon.
PIA26009:
Mar Menor, Spain
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-09-27 Earth InSAR
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The team pinpointed hot spots: runway 13/31 at LaGuardia Airport in Queens, is subsiding at a rate of about 0.15 inches per year; part of Newtown Creek, a Superfund site in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is rising unevenly by about 0.06 inches per year.
PIA25528:
Hot Spots of Subsidence, Uplift in New York City
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-09-27 Earth InSAR
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Mapping vertical land motion across the New York City area, researchers found the land sinking by about 0.06 inches (1.6 millimeters) per year on average. They also detected modest uplift in Queens and Brooklyn.
PIA25527:
Map of New York City Subsidence and Uplift
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-09-19 Earth SWOT
KaRIn
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This data visualization shows sea surface heights off the northern California coast in August, 2023, as measured by the SWOT satellite.
PIA26091:
SWOT Monitors Warming Waters Off California Coast
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-09-11 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the Channeled Scablands in Washington, formed about 19,000 years ago when glacial Lake Missoula in Montana burst through its ice dam, and a 320 m deep lake emptied in a catastrophic flood that reached the Pacific Ocean.
PIA26008:
Channeled Scablands, Washington
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-08-30 Earth Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT)
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The mighty Yukon River and nearby lakes appear in red in this image produced using data recorded on June 18, 2023, by the international Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite as it passed over Alaska.
PIA25780:
SWOT Captures the Yukon River in Alaska
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-08-29 Earth COWVR
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A pair of weather instruments built at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California captured images of Hurricane Franklin as the Category 4 storm moved off the East Coast of the United States on Aug. 29, 2023.
PIA25870:
COWVR, TEMPEST Capture Vital Data on Hurricane Franklin
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-08-29 Earth COWVR
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A pair of weather instruments built at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California captured images of Hurricane Idalia as the storm approached the Gulf Coast of Florida on Aug. 29, 2023.
PIA25569:
COWVR, TEMPEST Capture Vital Data on Hurricane Idalia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-08-18 Earth Aqua
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NASA's Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) captured Hurricane Hilary on the morning of Aug. 18, 2023, when it was a Category 4 storm roughly 470 miles (760 kilometers) south of Baja California.
PIA25779:
Hurricane Hilary Captured by NASA's AIRS
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-08-17 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows areas of deforestation, surrounded by bright green areas of tropical vegetation, in southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia. The image was acquired September 12, 2019.
PIA26007:
Sulawesi, Indonesia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-08-14 Earth Polar Radiant Energy in the Far-InfraRed Experiment (PREFIRE)
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The PREFIRE mission will send two CubeSats – shown as an artist's concept against an image of Earth from orbit – into space to study how much heat the planet absorbs and emits from its polar regions, including the Arctic and Antarctica.
PIA25778:
PREFIRE Satellite Illustration
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-08-08 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the eruption of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai in 2022. It produced a plume 58 km high, the biggest atmospheric explosion ever recorded.
PIA26006:
Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai Eruption
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-08-08 Earth Suomi NPP
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Amid a record heat wave in July, the Phoenix area saw surfaces such as roads and buildings stay hot long after sunset, as documented in NASA-NOAA satellite data that was used to produce this series of maps.
PIA25868:
Phoenix Land-Surface Temperatures Documented Amid Record Heat
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-07-18 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe, an island country in the Gulf of Guinea, off the western equatorial coast of central Africa.
PIA25981:
Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-06-27 Earth Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT)
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The Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) mission collected data on sea levels around two of the inhabited islands of Tuvalu, a nation in the South Pacific Ocean that has been threatened with sea level rise.
PIA25777:
SWOT Measures Tuvalu Sea Level
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-06-22 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows folded sedimentary rocks which are part of the Greater Caucasus Mountain Belt in Iran, near the southwest shore of the Caspian Sea.
PIA25946:
Folded Rocks, Iran
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-06-01 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the world's largest cemetery, Wadi-al-Salam, located in the holy city of Najaf, Iraq, west of the Euphrates River, and along the Najaf Sea.
PIA25896:
Najaf, Iraq
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-05-25 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows shade covering shelter farmed ginseng from the effects of direct sunlight in Heilongjiang province, northeast China.
PIA25895:
Heilongjiang Province, China
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-05-15 Earth 1440x700x3
A March 2023 study by JPL researchers compared methane emissions in 2020, early in the COVID-19 pandemic, to emissions measured in 2016-17. It found large reductions in overall emission rates.
PIA25864:
Declining Methane Emissions at California Oil Fields and Refineries
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-05-15 Earth 1440x700x3
A February 2023 study by JPL researchers estimated that annual methane emissions in the Los Angeles Basin fell by about 7%, or 33 million pounds (15 million kilograms).
PIA25863:
Declining Methane Emissions in the Los Angeles Basin
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-05-12 Earth Sentinel-6/Jason-CS
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This animation shows Kelvin waves moving across the equatorial Pacific Ocean from west to east during March and April, 2023. The signals can be an early sign of El Niño, and were detected by the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite.
PIA25776:
Early El Niño Signs
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-04-27 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Sark, part of the English Channel Islands off the coast of Normandy, France.
PIA25859:
Sark, English Channel Islands
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-04-12 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the Notsuke Peninsula, on the east coast of Hokkaido, Japan. Its name is derived from the Ainu word for jawbone.
PIA25858:
Notsuke Peninsula, Japan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-04-05 Earth MODIS
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Of the 24 marine protected areas ranked in the study of the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System and mapped here, Port Honduras Marine Reserve off southern Belize had the highest coral vulnerability score: 10 out of 12.
PIA25862:
Map Shows Belizean Protected Areas Assessed for Risk
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-04-05 Earth MODIS
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Researchers at JPL, alongside colleagues in Belize, used 20 years of data from MODIS, an instrument on NASA's Aqua satellite, to assess risk to Belize's coral reefs due to human activity and climate change.
PIA25861:
Study Uses MODIS Data to Determine Belize Coral Reef Risk
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-03-24 Earth Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT)
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This visualization shows water features on New York's Long Island – shown as bright pink splotches. Purple, yellow, green, and dark blue shades represent different land elevations. The data was collected on Jan. 21, 2023, by SWOT's KaRIn instrument.
PIA25774:
SWOT Satellite's Land 'First Light'
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-03-24 Earth 1440x1570x3
This visualization shows sea surface height measurements of the Gulf Stream off the coast of North Carolina and Virginia. The data was collected on Jan. 21, 2023, by seven satellites currently in operation.
PIA25773:
Sea Level Visualization of Gulf Stream
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-03-24 Earth Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT)
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This visualization shows sea surface height measurements in the Gulf Stream off the coast of North Carolina and Virginia. The data was collected on Jan. 21, 2023, by an instrument on the SWOT satellite called KaRIn.
PIA25772:
SWOT Satellite's Sea Level 'First Light'
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-03-23 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the Mir mine in Siberia, an open pit diamond mine, more than 525 m deep and 1200 m in diameter, making it one of the largest in the world.
PIA25856:
Mir Diamond Mine, Siberia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-03-17 Earth 3300x2550x3
This graphic shows rising sea levels (in blue) from data recorded by a series of five satellites starting in 1993. The solid red line shows the trajectory of rise from 1993 to 2022. By 2040, sea levels could be 3.66 inches (9.3 cm) higher than today.
PIA25775:
30 Years of Sea Level Rise
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-03-16 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Chausey, a group of small islands and islets off the coast of Normandy and part of the French Channel Islands.
PIA25800:
Chausey, French Channel Islands
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-02-27 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Poniente Almeriense in Almeria, Spain, also known as the Sea of Plastic due to the multitude of greenhouses that cover the area.
PIA25791:
Poniente Almeriense, Spain
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-02-23 Earth COWVR
COWVR
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Data from the COWVR and TEMPEST instruments aboard the ISS was used to create this image of Tropical Cyclone Mandous, which forecasters used to understand the December 2022 storm's intensity and predict its path toward southern India.
PIA25565:
COWVR, TEMPEST Track Tropical Cyclone Mandous
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-02-16 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the Chaine des Puys, a chain of 48 cinder cones, 8 lava domes and 15 maars (explosion craters) in central France, west of Clermont-Ferrand.
PIA25798:
Chaine des Puys, France
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-02-09 Earth ARIA
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The magnitude 7.8 and 7.5 earthquakes that struck southern Turkey and western Syria on February 6, 2023, caused widespread destruction in both countries.
PIA25564:
Satellites Assess Earthquake Damage in Turkey
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-01-24 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows three of London's many parks, found north of the Thames River.
PIA25706:
London, England Parks
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-01-10 Earth Aqua
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The AIRS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured a series of storms as they dumped record amounts of rain in some parts of California, causing flooding, and damaging infrastructure.
PIA25597:
California Atmospheric River Storms Captured by NASA's AIRS
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Add Image to Favorite List 2023-01-10 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Potosi, the capital city of the Department of Potosi in Bolivia, and one of the highest cities in the world at 4090 m.
PIA25705:
Potosi, Bolivia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-12-22 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the small Hebridean island of Eriskay, Scotland.
PIA25639:
Eriskay Island, Scotland
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-12-19 Earth UAVSAR
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NASA's UAVSAR airborne radar instrument imaged Hawaii's Mauna Loa volcano during three flyovers on Dec. 7, 8, and 10. This image captures lava flow thickness, which is one measure of the size of an eruption.
PIA25526:
Airborne NASA Radar Maps Mauna Loa Lava Changes in Hawaii
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-12-09 Earth ARIA
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The NASA-supported ARIA project created this false-color map of ground movement resulting from the Mauna Loa volcano eruption in Hawaii. Surface displacements are depicted as colored fringes.
PIA25525:
Satellite Data Shows Ground Motion From Mauna Loa Volcano Eruption
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-12-06 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Takawangha, a 1450 m stratovolcano on Tanaga Island, Alaska. The image was acquired September 13, 2021.
PIA25560:
Takawangha Volcano, Alaska
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-12-05 Earth Aqua
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The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite detected volcanic sulfur dioxide (SO₂) plumes emanating from Hawaii's Mauna Loa volcano, which started erupting Nov. 27, 2022.
PIA25562:
NASA's AIRS Instrument Tracks Volcanic Sulfur Dioxide Plume from Mauna Loa Eruption
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-11-14 Earth Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT)
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This animation, created in 2012, shows the increasing clarity and detail of measurements of sea height made by successive satellite altimeters launched by NASA and other agencies over the past four decades.
PIA25561:
SWOT Satellite will Improve Clarity and Detail of Sea Height Measurements
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-10-25 Earth Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT)
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The cube shows methane (purple, orange, yellow) over Turkmenistan. The rainbow colors are the spectral fingerprints from corresponding spots in the front image. The blue line shows the methane detected by EMIT; the red line is the expected fingerprint.
PIA25593:
EMIT Methane Spectral Fingerprint
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-10-25 Earth Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT)
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This image shows a 2-mile (3-kilometer) long plume of methane southeast of Carlsbad, New Mexico. Methane is a potent greenhouse gas that is much more effective at trapping heat in the atmosphere than carbon dioxide.
PIA25592:
EMIT Spots Methane Hotspots
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-10-19 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the Floating Gardens of Xochimilco, twenty-eight kilometers south of Mexico City. The image was acquired April 27, 2019.
PIA25555:
Xochimilco, Mexico
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-10-12 Earth Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT)
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The image cube's front panel is a true-color view of part of southwestern Libya observed by NASA's EMIT mission. The side panels depict the spectral fingerprints for every point in the image.
PIA25430:
NASA's EMIT Mission Generates Image Cube of Surface Minerals in Southwestern Libya
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-10-12 Earth Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT)
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Installed on the space station in July 2022, EMIT orbits Earth about once every 90 minutes, to map the world's mineral-dust sources. This includes the Sahara, where it recently gathered data in an area of southwest Libya marked by the red box.
PIA25429:
NASA's EMIT Measures Surface Dust in North Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-10-12 Earth Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT)
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NASA's EMIT mission recently gathered mineral spectra in northwest Nevada that match what the agency's AVIRIS instrument found in 2018, helping to confirm EMIT's accuracy.
PIA25428:
NASA's EMIT Collects Mineral Maps, Spectral Fingerprints From Nevada
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-10-12 Earth Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT)
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This image cube shows the true-color view of an area in northwest Nevada observed by NASA's EMIT imaging spectrometer. The side panels depict the spectral fingerprint for each point in the image.
PIA25427:
NASA's EMIT Generates Image Cube of Surface Minerals in Northwest Nevada
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-10-12 Earth Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT)
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The mineral map shows a part of southwestern Libya, in the Sahara, observed by NASA's EMIT mission.
PIA25424:
EMIT Instrument's First Light
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-10-11 Earth S-MODE
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NASA's S-MODE field campaign brings to bear a densely equipped research vessel and a new generation of observational tools to study dynamics near the ocean surface.
PIA25524:
S-MODE Research Vessel and Marine Robots Prepare for Sea
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-10-11 Earth S-MODE
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Saildrones like the one seen here are part of the fleet of autonomous marine research vessels measuring factors such as ocean currents, salinity, and chlorophyll content as part of NASA's S-MODE field campaign.
PIA25523:
S-MODE Saildrone in San Francisco Waters
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-10-11 Earth S-MODE
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Autonomous wave gliders are seen being prepared for deployment on the deck of the research vessel Oceanus during the pilot campaign for NASA's Sub-Mesoscale Ocean Dynamics Experiment (S-MODE) in the Pacific Ocean off the U.S. West Coast.
PIA25522:
High Seas at Sunset During S-MODE Field Campaign
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-10-06 Earth ARIA
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NASA scientists are using satellite data to assess the damage on Florida's Gulf Coast after Hurricane Ian, which made landfall in the state as a Category 4 storm on Sept. 28, 2022.
PIA25426:
ARIA Maps Damage in Fort Myers From Hurricane Ian
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-09-30 Earth Terra
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NASA's MISR instrument captured an optical image of Hurricane Ian, as well as measurements of the storm's wind speed, at noon local time Sept. 27, 2022.
PIA24909:
MISR Captures Hurricane Ian
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-09-28 Earth COWVR
COWVR
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From aboard the International Space Station, NASA-built instruments COWVR and TEMPEST captured wind and water vapor data from Hurricane Ian as the storm neared Cuba.
PIA25425:
COWVR and TEMPEST Image Hurricane Ian
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-09-28 Earth Aqua
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The AIRS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured imagery of Hurricane Ian over the Gulf of Mexico between Cuba and Florida just before 2 a.m. local time September 28, 2022.
PIA24908:
Hurricane Ian Captured in Infrared by AIRS
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-09-08 Earth Aqua
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NASA's AIRS instrument imaged Typhoon Hinnamnor on the afternoon of September 5, 2022, shortly before the storm made landfall in South Korea on September 6.
PIA25521:
AIRS Images Typhoon Hinnamnor Ahead of Landfall
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-08-23 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the eruption of the Fagradalsfjall volcano in southwest Iceland on August 15, 2022.
PIA25501:
Fagradalsfjall Volcano, Iceland
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-08-23 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows that as a result of the 2010s-20s drought, the Falcon International Reservoir holds only a small fraction of its capacity.
PIA25446:
Falcon International Reservoir, US-Mexico - 2022
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-08-10 Earth 4456x5324x3
Changes in elevation of the Antarctic ice sheet from 1985 to 2021 are shown.
PIA24990:
The Antarctic Ice Sheet's Changing Height
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-08-04 Earth ECOSTRESS
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As California is in a continuing drought, it is important to monitor agricultural plant life to ensure maximized productivity. This Evapotranspiration image was captured by ECOSTRESS on May 22, 2022.
PIA25488:
Evapotranspiration over Central Valley
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-08-04 Earth ECOSTRESS
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The San Joaquin Valley, CA image shows the Evaporative Stress Index over the San Joaquin Valley on May 22, 2022 where many fields show high ESI values that indicate low plant stress whereas low ESI values indicate high plant stress.
PIA25487:
Evaporative Stress Index over San Joaquin Valley
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-08-04 Earth ECOSTRESS
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The Central Valley, CA is one of the most productive agricultural regions in the United States. The Evapotranspiration image on the right was captured by ECOSTRESS on June 09, 2022. The image on the left was captured on June 15, 2022.
PIA25486:
Evapotranspiration over San Joaquin Valley
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-08-04 Earth ECOSTRESS
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The Rices Fire started on June 28th, 2022 in Northern California near the Yuba River in Nevada County. The fire was captured in an ECOSTRESS Land Surface image on June 29 and shows the temperatures surpassing 130 degrees Fahrenheit.
PIA25485:
The Rices Fire
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-08-04 Earth ECOSTRESS
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The Electra Fire was captured in an ECOSTRESS Land Surface Temperature image on July 6th, 2022 with temperatures reaching 80 degrees Fahrenheit in the fire.
PIA25484:
The Electra Fire
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-08-04 Earth ECOSTRESS
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Denver, Colorado reached 96 degrees Fahrenheit on July 8th, 2022. ECOSTRESS captured this Land Surface Temperature image on July 8th, 2022.
PIA25483:
Denver, CO
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-08-04 Earth ECOSTRESS
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This Land Surface Temperature image captured by ECOSTRESS on July 07, 2022 shows temperatures exceeding 90 degrees Fahrenheit in Death Valley and temperatures below 40 degrees Fahrenheit in the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range.
PIA25482:
Death Valley, CA
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The Oak Fire was captured in an ECOSTRESS Land Surface Temperature image on July 22nd with temperatures exceeding 90 degrees Celsius.
PIA25481:
The Oak Fire
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-07-29 Earth Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT)
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This image shows the first measurements taken by NASA's Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT) on July 27, 2022, as it passed over Western Australia.
PIA24529:
EMIT Instrument's First Light
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-07-28 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the Muruntau gold mine, located in the Qizilqum Desert of Uzbekistan. It is the largest gold mine in the world in terms of production.
PIA25445:
Muruntau Mine, Uzbekistan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-07-26 Earth Terra
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On July 24, 2022, the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) instrument aboard NASA's Terra satellite captured data on a smoke plume from the Oak Fire burning near Yosemite National Park in California.
PIA24907:
MISR Images Oak Fire Near Yosemite
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-07-22 Earth ECOSTRESS
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NASA's Ecosystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS) instrument recorded this image of ground surface temperatures in London and surrounding areas on July 15, 2022.
PIA25423:
NASA's ECOSTRESS Shows Overnight Heat in London
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-07-21 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Grande Comore, the largest island of the Union of the Comoros, an island nation located in the Mozambique Channel northwest of Madagascar.
PIA25444:
Union of the Comoros
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-07-08 Earth Terra
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NASA's MISR instrument captured captured this image of the eye of Hurricane Bonnie, located about 500 miles (800 kilometers) southwest of the southern tip of Baja California, Mexico, on July 7, 2022.
PIA24906:
NASA's MISR Captures Hurricane Bonnie
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-06-30 Earth ECOSTRESS
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On June 21st, 2022, the San Francisco Bay Area experienced high temperatures as a hot mass of air remained over the region. San Francisco reached 92 degrees Fahrenheit. The Land Surface Temperature at 12:22 PM ranged from 60 to 150 degrees Fahrenheit.
PIA25441:
High Temperatures in the San Francisco Bay Area
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The Sheep Fire started on June 12th, 2022, Northeast of the town of Wrightwood in San Bernardino County. The fire burned 865 acres and was contained on June 19th, 2022.
PIA25356:
Sheep Fire
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-06-30 Earth ECOSTRESS
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The Colorado Fire began on January 21st, 2022. It burned 687 acres between Carmel-by-the-Sea and Big Sur. The fire was completely contained as of February 5th, 2022.
PIA25280:
Colorado Fire
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-06-27 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the Hindu Kush Mtns. in northern Pakistan where landslides from the steep, glaciated terrain are common.
PIA25355:
Lake Shuwarang Chhat, Pakistan
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-06-22 Earth ECOSTRESS
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NASA's Ecosystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS) instrument recorded this image of ground surface temperatures in Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, on June 20, 2022.
PIA25422:
NASA's ECOSTRESS Shows Heat in Dallas and Fort Worth
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NASA's Ecosystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS) instrument recorded this image of ground surface temperatures in Houston and its environs on June 20, 2022.
PIA25421:
NASA's ECOSTRESS Shows Surface Heat in Houston
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-06-15 Earth ECOSTRESS
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NASA's ECOSTRESS instrument recorded ground temperatures around Las Vegas at 5:23 p.m. on June 10. In the city, the hottest surfaces were the dark-colored streets at more than 122 degrees Fahrenheit (50 degrees Celsius).
PIA24988:
NASA's ECOSTRESS Sees Las Vegas Streets Turn Up the Heat
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-06-01 Earth Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT)
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Officials from NASA and JPL oversee vibration testing of the EMIT science instrument, including its telescope and imaging spectrometer.
PIA25150:
EMIT Put to the Test at JPL
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-05-26 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Lake Mead, America's largest reservoir, on the Colorado River between Nevada and Arizona, has shrunk to historic lows, dropping to about 30% of its capacity.
PIA25279:
Lake Mead-2022
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-05-17 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows Lake Ohrid straddling the border between North Macedonia and Albania.
PIA25306:
Lake Ohrid, Macedonia-Albania
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-05-12 Earth Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT)
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The Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT) mission instrument (left) sits in the trunk that will travel aboard SpaceX's 25th cargo resupply mission.
PIA25149:
EMIT Inside SpaceX Falcon 9 Trunk Ahead of Transport
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-05-12 Earth Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT)
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The Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT) mission instrument (right) sits in the trunk that will travel aboard SpaceX's 25th cargo resupply mission.
PIA25148:
EMIT Loaded Into SpaceX Falcon 9 Trunk Before Transport
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-05-12 Earth ECOSTRESS
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NASA's ECOSTRESS instrument made this image of ground temperatures near Delhi, around midnight on May 5. The urban heat islands of Delhi and smaller villages peaked at 102 degrees F (39 degrees C) while nearby fields were about 40 degrees F cooler.
PIA24987:
ECOSTRESS Detects Heat Islands in Indian Heat Wave
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-05-02 Earth Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT)
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JPL engineers and technicians put together components of EMIT, including its telescope, imaging spectrometer, and baseplate, which holds its electronics.
PIA25146:
EMIT's Components Come Together at JPL
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-05-02 Earth Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT)
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EMIT will collect color and composition information of surface minerals in the world's dry regions. The data will help climate scientists better understand how airborne dust influences air temperatures, weather, and climate.
PIA25145:
Global Mineral Dust Source Regions to Be Measured by EMIT
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Add Image to Favorite List 2022-04-19 Earth Terra
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NASA's Terra spacecraft shows the Pingualuit Crater, known as the Crystal Eye to the Inuit, in Nunavik Province, far northern Canada.
PIA25276:
Pingualuit Crater, Nunavik Province, Canada
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