This natural-color image of cloud vortices behind Isla Socorro, a volcanic island in the Pacific Ocean, captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on
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Snow-Covered Desert are rare, but that’s exactly what’s happening at the Taklimakan Desert in western China. An observation by Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on
Two weeks ago, we published a new map of the Earth at night. Astute readers noticed lights in areas that were thought to be uninhabited.
NASA Earth As Art eBook celebrates Earth’s aesthetic beauty in the patterns, shapes, colors, and textures of the land, oceans, ice, and atmosphere. The book
Swirls along an ice highway in the sea water off the east coast of Greenland, observed by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s
The MODIS instrument on NASA's Aqua satellite captured this visible image of Sea Ice off eastern Greenland on October 16, 2012. Image credit: NASA/GSFC/Jeff Schmaltz/MODIS
Ash Plume from Shiveluch eruption has been observed by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instruments on Terra and Aqua satellite. Shiveluch ranks among the biggest
Typhoon Jelawat in Japan, left approximately 145 people with minor injuries with the hardest hit area around Okinawa. The typhoon produces strong winds and left
This image of the Mustang Complex wildland fires in Idaho, was captured by one of the Expedition 33 crew members aboard the International Space Station,
An unusually strong storm formed off the coast of Alaska on August 5 and tracked into the center of the Arctic Ocean, where it slowly