Nitrogen Dioxide Levels Rebound in China: As coronavirus lockdowns lift, signs of renewed industrial activity emerge in the atmosphere.
Flooding of the Red River: The geography and river direction play a role in frequent flooding of the Red River.
Aerosols Plummet During Lockdowns: In the wake of coronavirus quarantines, the air over India became significantly clearer.
Observing Tornado Tracks by Satellite: Storm scars are visible in both natural color and heat signatures on the landscape.
Parched Conditions in Germany: With little spring rain, the country could face a drought for the third summer in a row.
Sea Ice Remains Below Normal: Seasonal bumps in sea ice at both poles were not enough to bring levels back to normal.
Nighttime Lights show Change in China: The impact of coronavirus lockdowns is evident in nighttime lights seen from space.
Satellites Aid Bison Management: The growing season is getting longer for the vegetation fed on by Yellowstone's bison.
Relentless Floods on the James River: Satellites and river gages show year-long flooding has lasted well into winter.
Airborne NO2 Drops over China: Coronavirus lockdowns cause industrial activity and airborne pollutants to plummet.
Phenomenal Faults and Foldse: A story of continental collisions that played out almost two billion years ago.
More Rain, More Landslides: Warming temperatures and intense rainfall may lead to increased landslide activity.
Polar Bears Struggle as Sea Ice Declines: Bears are spending less time on sea ice where they hunt and feed the most.
A Hidden Threat: An earthquake made the land flow like mud in a place where science previously said it shouldn't.
Fierce Diablo Winds: The notoriously hot, dry winds fanned California's largest wildfire of the 2019 season.
Darkness after Dorian: South Carolina's coasts were hit with power outages in the wake of the powerful hurricane.
New Maps of Sunburn Risk: NASA and the CDC help the public understand risks behind America's most common cancer.
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.