A Second Heatwave Scorches Europe: July temperatures soared 15°C higher than the previous heatwave in June.
Measuring Earth's Movement: Scientists are getting better at measuring how much earthquakes move the ground.
Green Spaces are Good for Health: The risk of psychiatric disorders is lower for those growing up in greener spaces.
Slow and Severe: Dangerous increases in rain follow tropical cyclones that are stalling over coastal cities.
The Carbon Footprint of Cities: Fewer in number, the largest and most affluent cities account for the greatest emissions.
Facebook and Fires: Observing population movements during disasters through activity on social media.
A Future at Risk: Unstable rainfall patterns bring uncertainty to the food security of vulnerable populations.
A Laser in Space Pointed at Earth: Photons fired at 10,000 pulses per second reveal the planet's ups and downs.
Ozone Hole Tempered by CFC Reductions: A decline in ozone-depleting chemicals is good news for the stratosphere.
After the Flood: Following torrential rains, North Carolina's rivers carried organic material out to sea.
The Winds of Hurricane Florence: Wind speeds waxed and waned in the two weeks before Florence made landfall.
One Day of Global Aerosols: Tropical cyclones, dust storms, and fires spread tiny particles throughout the atmosphere.
Probing Kilauea's Plume: As fissures split the ground, sulfates billowed into the Hawaiian skies. Satellites reveal their path.
The Channeled Scablands: When a glacial dam broke during the last Ice Age, it changed the Columbian Plateau forever.
Forecasting Landslides: A new model enables scientists to forecast landslide hazards in near real-time.
Earlier Springs in National Parks: Climate change is bringing early springs to America's National Parks.
Cyclone Marcus: The first category-5 cyclone of 2018 got a hot start, then fizzled out over cooler water.
Fire Season in Southeast Asia: Free from the humidity of the monsoon season, human-induced fires are at their peak.
Violent Blast from Sinabung: An explosive eruption in Indonesia sent ash and sulfur dioxide into the atmosphere.
Gita Batters the South Pacific: The worst storm in 60 years battered the islands of Tonga at Category-4 strength.
A Cold Greeting in Pyeongchang: The Winter Olympics kicked off with complaints of broken skis and hypothermia.
The Cotahuasi Canyon: More than twice as deep as the Grand Canyon, this chasm in Peru is a sight to behold.
Volcán de Fuego Erupts: Multiple sensors get a look at a recent eruption from this active stratovolcano.
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.