The Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes, located in Katmai National Park, forms a unique and ashen landscape. Encircled by volcanoes – both active and inactive – it has served as a perfect collection area for huge amounts of volcanic ash.
Water departments in the West are using maps and models originally created by a NASA team to help track water.
NASA and Google broadened an existing partnership to help local governments improve their monitoring and prediction of air quality for better decision making.
Livescience.com recently featured a Terra MODIS image of Tropical Storm Raymond off of Mexico’s Pacific coast before it erupted into a major hurricane.