Taylor Valley, Antarctica
Home to Taylor Glacier, striking rock outcrops, and Blood Falls, this dry valley in Antarctica is one of the most remote and geologically exotic places on the planet.
Floods in Somalia
Floods on the lower Shabelle River have cut off villages and covered valuable farmland since August 2013.
A Tale of Two Cyclone Seasons
Hurricane season was remarkably quiet in the North Atlantic, while the Western Pacific was as active and dangerous as ever.
Fog Fills the Grand Canyon
A rare weather event gives Grand Canyon visitors a walk in the clouds.
Wonders in the Antarctic Sea and Sky
After a week of flights, NASA's Operation IceBridge team has returned with crucial scientific data and some spectacular photographs.
Dense Plume from Sakura-jima Volcano
An intense explosion at Sakura-jima lofted ash over the Japanese island of Kyushu.
A?r and T?n?r? Natural Reserves
Like islands of stone surrounded by a sea of sand, the A?r Mountains sustain a vibrant pocket of life in the Sahara Desert of Niger, Africa.
A Ridge with a Cloud on Top
In China's Sichuan Basin, moist air forced upward by narrow ridges spurred the formation of lines of clouds.