Pinpointing Where the Lights Went Out in Puerto Rico:
NASA assists in recovery after Maria.
The Global Spread of Bare Ground:
Human activity is changing the surface of Earth.
Signature of a Storm:
Modeling the structure of hurricane Maria's stormy clouds.
Rainy Fingerprints of Irma:
Rainfall shows how hurricane paths can both reveal and miselead.
Hot Water Ahead for Hurricane Irma:
A direct path into abundant hurricane fuel.
Soil Moisture Satellite Observes Harvey’s Wrath:
Record rain fell in a region primed for flooding.
Record-Breaking Smoke Over Canada:
Thick plumes could turn day into night.
Mapping Cloudiness During the Eclipse:
Analyzing seventeen years of cloud probability.
Finding a Lost City:
Could images from space locate a city only known on ancient maps?
Landsat Spots Birth of Iceberg A-68:
Thermal imaging sees through the darkness of polar winter.
Winds of Change:
Ponds grow, shrink, and merge in the Mississippi River Delta.
Penguin Droppings are Fertile Ground for Science:
New colonies discovered from space.
Sources of Ignition:
Humans, not lightning, cause most US wildfires.
NASA's Black Marble:
Visualizing the human footprint on planet Earth.
Arctic Sea Ice at Record Lows:
Polar sea ice is in indisputable decline.
Drought Continues to Grip Southern California:
20% of the state under exceptional drought.
Antarctic Sea Ice at Record Lows:
Even during growth, Antarctic gains do not offset Arctic losses.
Sulfur Dioxide Spreads Over Iraq:
After conflict, sulfur and carbon cloud the skies of Mosul.
Power Outages Plague Southeast:
Satellites and power companies reveal Matthew's impact.
Sea Ice Fact Sheet:
Floating ice has a profound influence on the polar environment.
A Tale of Fire and Water:
A NASA scientist's quest to understand the rain in Africa.
How Cities and Suburbs Affect the Chesapeake Bay:
Measuring three decades of growth in Baltimore.
Climate Change and National Parks:
Climate records—and ecyosystems—are on the move.
New Seafloor Map Helps Scientists Find New Features:
A map based on gravity proves to be useful.
Historic Rainfall in India:
Chennai received more rainfall in 24 hours than it had seen on any day since 1901.
Post-quake Mapping of Earth's Motion:
Satellites show how a magnitude 8.3 earthquake shifted the Chilean landscape.
A New Identity for Denali:
On August 30, 2015 Mount McKinley formally became Denali.
Mapping Forest Loss with Landsat:
Calculating carbon loss with cloud computing.