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Warm Water and Strange Weather May Be Connected
Earth Observatory , 2 hours ago
Temperature anomalies in the eastern Pacific Ocean are both influencing and being influenced by unusual weather patterns. The effects are rippling through the marine environment.
Return to Everest
Earth Observatory , April 16, 2015
One year after an avalanche killed 16 Nepalese guides, climbers have returned to the mountain for the 2015 season.
Wildfires in Southern Siberia
Earth Observatory , April 15, 2015
During spring 2015, several fires lit by farmers escaped control and raced through villages in southern Siberia.
A Lot of Data, A Lot of Possibilities
Earth Observatory , April 15, 2015
50 trillion pixels of Landsat data give researchers a lot of opportunities to look at Earth processes on scales from days to decades.
New posts in the Notes from the Field blog - Ready, Set, Go!
Earth Observatory , April 14, 2015
Tornado Track in Northern Illinois
Earth Observatory , April 14, 2015
An EF-4 tornado left its mark on northern Illinois before devastating a small farming community.
Wollaston Peninsula, Victoria Island
Earth Observatory , April 14, 2015
The history of ice can be read on the landscape of Canada''s Victoria Island, now home to lakes, rivers...and caribou.
Tornado Track in Northern Illinois
Earth Observatory , April 13, 2015
An EF-4 tornado, left its mark on northern Illinois before devastating a small farming community.
Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta
Earth Observatory , April 12, 2015
In Colombia, high mountains show a rare sight in the tropics: snow and ice.
Iceberg B-15T Still Adrift
Earth Observatory , April 11, 2015
After 15 years, a fragment of a huge iceberg still floats off the coast of Antarctica.
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