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Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island
Earth Observatory , 18 hours ago
Astronauts capture a glimpse of the unique coastlines and islands of Canada's Maritime Provinces.
The North Sea Abloom
Earth Observatory , July 04, 2015
Late spring and early summer water conditions provide fertile territory for phytoplankton blooms in June 2015.
Exploring Reefs from Space
Earth Observatory , July 03, 2015
An image of Fiji's coast shows how modern satellites can help study underwater corals even in the most remote regions.
Obersulzbach Glacier Plus Four
Earth Observatory , July 02, 2015
The retreat of one of Austria's largest glaciers has stranded some of its tributaries, now classified as separate glaciers.
New posts in the Earth Matters blog - Seismic Surveying (Not Nazca) Lines
Earth Observatory , July 01, 2015
Canadian Wildfires Produce River of Smoke
Earth Observatory , July 01, 2015
Smoke from fires in Canada streamed into the United States.
Turkish Glaciers Shrink By Half
Earth Observatory , July 01, 2015
Scientists use Landsat and commercial satellite data to quantify the losses in this mid-latitude glacier belt.
Eruption of Wolf Volcano Continues
Earth Observatory , June 30, 2015
Though the explosive and most visible eruptive activity seems to have subsided, lava is still flowing above and below ground at the largest volcano in the Galapagos Islands.
Canadian Wildfires Produce River of Smoke
Earth Observatory , June 30, 2015
Smoke from fires in Canada streamed into the United States.
Wildfires in Alberta and Saskatchewan
Earth Observatory , June 29, 2015
Dozens of uncontrolled fires are burning in western Canada.
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