December 19, 2012
Tracking an Undesirable Import Dust Dominates Aerosol Arrivals to North America A dust plume arose over Inner Mongolia and began its eastward journey over the Sea of Japan on April 9, 2012. According to a NASA analysis of data from the Terra and Cloud-Aerosol LiDAR and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observations spacecraft, 64 million tons
December 10, 2012
Earth imagery’s unparalleled insights and transparency are elevating our understanding of today’s interconnected world. From Earth-orbiting satellites armed with an incredible array of sensors to cutting-edge digital airborne platforms capable of collecting striking detail, the following images highlight a few of the many ways Earth observation chronicled some of 2012’s noteworthy events and interesting phenomena.