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The observed increase in solar radiation absorbed in the Arctic since 2000 aligns with the steady decrease in Arctic sea […]
Wed, Dec 17, 2014
A few days after autumn showed up on the calendar in the Northern Hemisphere, it showed up on the landscape […]
Tue, Sep 30, 2014
A joint NOAA/NASA satellite is one of several satellites providing valuable information to aviators about volcanic hazards. […]
Thu, Sep 25, 2014

Intense Bushfires in Tasmania

In January 2013, intense bushfires blazed in Tasmania, an island south of Australia. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image showing numbers fires burning across the island on January 7, 2013. Red outlines indicate hot spots where MODIS detected unusually warm surface temperatures associated with fires. Read more.

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