Image from TERRA
Thu, 07 Oct 2021 13:00 EDT

The U.S. Forest Service now has a powerful way to view near-real time fire detection from NASA satellite data that they can include in their hourly air quality forecasts.

Image from TERRA
Thu, 23 Sep 2021 14:53 EDT

New NASA research shows that by releasing heat and moisture through a large hole in sea ice known as a polynya, the exposed ocean fuels the formation of more clouds that trap heat in the atmosphere and hinder the refreezing of new sea ice.

Image from TERRA
Tue, 24 Aug 2021 13:05 EDT

Smoke from several large wildfires burning in Northern California can be seen traveling miles into the atmosphere.

Terra Sees Blanket of Snow over Great Lakes

The Grand Rapids Press out of Grand Rapids Michigan featured an image from MODIS onboard Terra.  It clearly shows whispy white fingers erupting off the Great Lakes and blanketing most of Michigan and other surrounding areas in clouds that produced at least 4 inches of snow in some areas. Read the article

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