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Fossils found in this region of Argentina have been key to understanding the origins and behaviors of mammals and dinosaurs.
The Surface Water and Ocean Topography mission offers the first taste of the detailed perspectives of Earth’s surface water that its cutting-edge instruments will be able to capture.
The end-of-winter sea ice extent in March 2023 was the fifth lowest in the satellite record.
The pass now has a flow five times that of New York’s Hudson River.
Observations from space show that the rate of sea level rise is increasing. Knowing where and how much rise is happening can help coastal planners prepare for future hazards.
NASA research finds that a combination of windblown dust and human-caused particle pollution was associated with nearly 3 million premature deaths in 2019.
The long-term trend for sea ice in the south is still flat, while the global trend points downward.
The mountains of southeastern California are home to a large rare-earth element mine.
As water dropped to critically low levels, electricity production suffered and power outages plagued Zimbabwe and Zambia.
NISAR will feature the most advanced radar system ever launched on a NASA science mission and will help us study natural hazards, melting sea ice, groundwater supply, and more.
The two agencies are partnering on a satellite to understand the effects of different types of particle pollution on human health.
A pilot project has used satellite measurements to estimate emissions and removals of carbon dioxide in individual nations.
A pilot project has estimated emissions and removals of carbon dioxide in individual nations using satellite measurements.
Astronauts and sky watchers oohed and aahed as the night sky lit up with pulsating displays of reds, greens, and purples.