The production of gamma rays that can be seen by satellites are called terrestrial gamma ray flashes, or TGFs.
Researching clouds and their impact on ecosystems and species could help researchers find an entirely new way to see the Earth. By looking at clouds, researchers can add a layer of evidence to existing theories and practices of conservation of land and animals.
Using Landsat satellite data, researchers compiled videos and still pictures of glaciers from four regions in the Karakoram mountains in central Asia. Unlike other glacial regions in the world, glaciers in the Karakoram are advancing rather than retreating.
The continents of earth are helping slow down sea level rise, a new study shows. Melting glaciers and ice sheets are causing sea levels to change around the world, but the continents are actually absorbing a lot of this excess water.
NASA’s Earth Observatory has launched this year’s Tournament Earth in order to see which image will be crowned the best image of the year. Thirty-two images are up for voting in four categories: Data, Art, Event, and Photograph. Voting is open from March 2 through April 6, 2015. Each week, there […]
Thirty-two have been called, but which will be chosen? NASA’s Earth Observatory is hosting the second annual Tournament: Earth, a reader-driven competition to choose the previous year’s top NASA image of our planet. The tournament starts March 3 and ends April 7, with five rounds of voting spread across five […]