Southern California Wildfires Observed by NASA's MISR
NASA's Terra satellite captured this view of the San Gabriel Mountains and Los Angeles Basin where have burned more than 4,900 acres since June 20, sending up plumes of smoke visible to many in the Los Angeles basin.
Activity at Europe's Most Active Volcano Eyed by NASA Spacecraft
Mt. Etna, Sicily, Italy, is Europe's most active volcano. In mid-May 2016, Mt. Etna put on a display of lava fountaining, ash clouds and lava flows. Three of the four summit craters were active. NASA's Terra spacecraft acquired this image on May 26, 2016.
NASA's ARIA Project, JAXA Examine Earth Surface Deformation from Kumamoto, Japan Quakes
This false-color map shows the amount of permanent surface movement caused almost entirely by the earthquakes, during a 42-day interval between two ALOS-2 images acquired on March 7 and April 18, 2016.
NASA's OMG Mission Maps Sea Floor Depth off Greenland's Coast
This image shows a region of the sea floor off the coast of northwest Greenland mapped as part of NASA's Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) mission. The data shown here will be used to understand the pathways by which warm water can reach glacier edges.
Disturbance on Dirt Roads Crossing Peru's Nasca World Heritage Site seen by NASA's UAVSAR
A protected area within the Nasca World Heritage Site in Peru that has experienced apparent disturbance between two different observations by NASA's Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle Synthetic Aperture Radar (UAVSAR).
Winter Storm Winds on U.S. East Coast, as Viewed by ISS-RapidScat
NASA's ISS-RapidScat instrument on the International Space Station provided a look at the strong winds that created blizzard conditions and coastal flooding during the historic winter storm that blanketed much of U.S. East Coast, starting Jan. 23, 2016.
NASA Radar Brings a New View of World Heritage Site
These two images from NASA's UAVSAR and Google Earth show the mesa-top site of Peru's Nasca lines World Heritage Site. The data collected will help Peruvian authorities fully catalog the thousand-year-old designs drawn on the ground.