Iron Mines in Michigan
Earth Observatory , 4 hours ago
Orange ponds on the Upper Peninsula near Empire and Tilden Mines are hard to miss-even from space.
New posts in the Earth Matters blog - August Puzzler
Earth Observatory , August 26, 2014
Nishino-shima Still Growing
Earth Observatory , August 26, 2014
The ongoing volcanic eruption is building up this island in the western Pacific Ocean.
Fires in California
Earth Observatory , August 26, 2014
While the 2014 wildfire season has been active in California, the fires have not been particularly large or damaging.
Curiosities of the Danakil Depression
Earth Observatory , August 26, 2014
In northeastern Africa, the Earth is pulling apart at the seams and exposing some geological wonders.
Fires in California
Earth Observatory , August 25, 2014
While the 2014 wildfire season has been active in California, the fires have not been particularly large or damaging.
Kulundra Steppes, Russia
Earth Observatory , August 24, 2014
Strange spike patterns on the Siberian landscape caught the attention of astronauts on the ISS.
Sea Ice in the Greenland Sea
Earth Observatory , August 23, 2014
Sea ice and glacial ice swirls off the northeast coast of the icy island.
New posts in the Earth Matters blog - Glacier-calving in Lakes Versus the Sea
Earth Observatory , August 22, 2014
Storms Below
Earth Observatory , August 22, 2014
During a field campaign to improve scientific understanding of precipitation over mountains, an ER-2 pilot captured a stunning view of a severe storm over North Carolina.
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