Tropical Cyclone Chapala made landfall on mainland Yemen early on Nov. 3, 2015, is the first hurricane-strength storm on record to make landfall in this
Major dust storm enveloping heavily populated areas in the Middle East and North Africa, captured by MODIS, in September 2015.
Ana is the first tropical storm of the North Atlantic hurricane season, in mid-May 2015. The storm made landfall along the Carolina coast, on May
A study based on 13 years of satellite data estimated that about 67 percent of Earth’s surface is typically covered by clouds.
NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image of the snow-covered eastern U.S. that looks like the states have been sitting in a freezer.
In early February 2015, Greece and Turkey was pummeled by strong southwesterly winds. They also bring ashore a cloud of dust that originated in Africa’s
Super Typhoon Vongfong in the Philippine Sea, captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument aboard NASA’s Aqua satellite, on Oct. 9, 2014 at
Scientists, forty years ago, began developing instruments that could monitor Earth’s ozone layer by observing how the atmosphere scattered certain wavelengths of ultraviolet (UV) light.
Tropical Cyclone Cristina was churning over the eastern Pacific Ocean off the coast of Mexico, on June 12, 2014, when Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS)
Springtime brings increased sunlight, bursts of nutrients, and changing water conditions to the Gulf of Alaska. The combination promotes massive blooms of phytoplankton—microscopic, plant-like organisms