Supertyphoon Nepartak Barreling Toward Taiwan Viewed by NASA's MISR
NASA's Terra satellite captured this this view of Typhoon Nepartak on July 7, 2016, at 10:30 a.m. local time. On the left is an image from the nadir (vertical pointing) camera, which shows the central portion of Nepartak and the storm's eye.
Impact of Destructive California Wildfire Captured by NASA Spacecraft
The Erskine wildfire, northeast of Bakersfield, California, is the state's largest to date in 2016. After starting on June 23, the fire has consumed 47,000 acres. This image is from NASA's Terra spacecraft.
California Drought Effects on Sierra Trees Mapped by NASA
A new map created with measurements from an airborne instrument developed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, reveals the devastating effect of California's ongoing drought on Sierra Nevada conifer forests.
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).