Arkansas River Meanders
Near the city of Little Rock, the river has meandered for decades, leaving its marks across the landscape.
Ship Wave Clouds Behind the Crozet Islands
Cloud shapes reveal the fluid-like nature of the atmosphere.
New posts in the Notes from the Field blog - An Appreciation for Satellite True Color Imagery
We have spent the last few weeks discussing the differences between inherent and apparent optical properties in the ocean and how we measure them. Now let?s take a moment to appreciate the information these data give us. I am sure many of you have seen satellite images of the ocean, hurricanes, etc....
Painting with Islands and Sunglint
The combination of sunlight, islands, and wind painted this scene on the surface of the Caribbean Sea.
A Chip Off the Old Block
Over the course of five months in Antarctic spring and summer, NASA's Terra and Aqua satellites captured a series of images of ice island B31.
Five Volcanoes Erupting at Once
Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula may be the fieriest place on Earth.
Mapping Minerals with Light
Looking beyond visible light highlights the mineral geology surrounding China's Piqiang Fault.
New posts in the Notes from the Field blog - Sampling the Global Ocean and a Note on Ocean...
One of the greatest tools used by oceanographers today for measuring ocean processes is the CTD. CTD stands for Conductivity, Temperature and Depth. Conductivity is a measure of ocean salinity. The parameters collected and analyzed during CLIVAR campaigns includes, but is not limited to: salinity, o...