July 10, 2018
Light from the County Fire illuminated the night skies of Northern California when the Suomi NPP satellite acquired this image overnight on July 1, 2018.
July 4, 2018
A new study uses Earth as a stand-in for an exoplanet, and shows that even with very little light—as little as one pixel—it’s still possible to measure key characteristics of distant worlds.
June 26, 2018
A new NASA study explains why the Tracy and Heilprin glaciers, which flow side by side into Inglefield Gulf in northwest Greenland, are melting at radically different rates.
June 17, 2018
Fiery lava continues to pour from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island. These Copernicus Sentinel-2 images from May 23, June 7, and June 12, 2018, show the relentless flow of lava and clouds of ash.
June 12, 2018
Less than three weeks after launch, the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO) mission has successfully completed its first mission phase and demonstrated the performance of the precise microwave ranging system that enables its unique measurements of how mass migrates around our planet.
June 12, 2018
Celebrating World Oceans Day on June 8, 2018, the Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite takes us over the Atlantic Ocean and the Republic of Cabo Verde.
June 5, 2018
On June 3, 2018, the Copernicus Sentinel-5P satellite measured sulphur dioxide in the plume spewing from the Fuego volcano in Guatemala.
May 29, 2018
With the Bangladesh government proposing a vulnerable low-lying island as a relocation site for thousands, Sentinel-1 satellite data have shown how unsuitable this site would be.
May 22, 2018
TCarta delivered satellite-derived bathymetry (SDB) to Total SA, one of the world’s largest oil and gas producers, which will use the water-depth data for preparing seismic survey works off the coast of Myanmar.
May 15, 2018
The Landslide Hazard Assessment for Situational Awareness (LHASA) model melds information regarding slope, lithology, deforested areas, and proximity to fault zones and roads to derive a map of landslide susceptibility.