The accompanying image shows the clay pits northwest of St Austell and was acquired by the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) aboard the Terra satellite.
La NiÃ±a Returns for a Second Winter
For the second year in a row, the cooler sister to El NiÃ±o showed up at the winter party in the Eastern Pacific.
A Seasonal Emerald in the Sahel
Depending on the abundance and timing of rainfall upstream, the inland delta of the Niger River in Mali typically floods with water from roughly August to December.
Burst of New Evidence for Viking Travels
Since the 1960s, archaeologists have been gathering physical evidence that Norse people landed and settled for at least a few years in far northern Newfoundland, Canada, long before Columbus sailed to the Americas.
Remote Rensing Enables the Prediction of Potential Berry-Picking Locations
By combining nationwide airborne laser-scanning data and data on berries collected in connection with forest inventories, it's possible to make small-scale berry-yield predictions for an entire country.
Laser Scanning Uncovers Spanish History
Constructed in 1938, the refugee shelters were built to protect the local population from air strikes by the Italian Air Force and Franco forces.
Liftoff for Landsat 9
The United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket with the Landsat 9 satellite onboard launched on Monday, Sept. 27, 2021, from Space Launch Complex 3 at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California.
NASA's Delta-X Helps With Disaster Response in Wake of Hurricane Ida
Oil tends to smooth out the bumps on the ocean's surface, which results in a distinct radar signal that the Delta-X mission was able to pick out of their data.
NASA's MISR Instrument Sees California Wildfire Smoke Plumes From Space
As of Aug. 24, 2021, wildfires in Northern Californiaâ€”including the McCash, Antelope, River Complex, Monument and Dixie firesâ€”have scorched more than 1 million acres of land. The Dixie Fire, the stateâ€™s second-largest in history, accounts for 731,310 acres. On...
Roaming the Depths: The Role of Autonomous Assets in the EXPORTS Campaign
Satellites have undoubtedly opened up new ways for scientists to study the ocean, giving us global coverage of the surface of the ocean without ever having to step foot on a ship. But how can we learn what lies beneath the surface? The classic way oceanographers study...