The Columbia Glacier descends from an ice field 3,050 meters (10,000 feet) above sea level, down the flanks of the Chugach Mountains, and into a
Saudi Arabia has been drilling, over the past three decades, for a resource more precious than oil. Farmers and engineers have tapped hidden reserves of
The largest fire in the history of the state of Arizona continues to burn and emergency managers and responders are using satellite data from a
This Landsat image features the heart-shaped northern tip of the western half of the Large Aral Sea (or South Aral Sea) in Central Asia.
Kansas Gardencity Agriculture is one of the oldest and most pervasive human impacts on the planet. Estimates of the land surface affected worldwide
Tassili n’Ajjer National Park covers 72,000 square kilometers (27,800 square miles) in southeastern Algeria. Part of the Sahara Desert, the park has a bone-dry climate
These images, taken by the Landsat-5 satellite on April 9, 2011, illustrate the challenges facing firefighters combating two large wildfires in northern Mexico’s Coahuila state.
Earth as you’ve never seen it before. They look like beautiful abstract splashes of colour not to dissimilar to work by Van Gogh but these
Along Greenland’s western coast, a small field of glaciers surrounds Baffin Bay. Image credit: NASA/Landsat
As air flows over and around objects in its path, spiraling eddies, known as Von Karman vortices, may form. The vortices in this image (from satellite)