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When large waves break in Māʻalaea Bay, they do so with the crushing speed of a freight train.
A massive, early season wildfire that continues to burn in northern New Mexico generated a pyrocumulonimbus cloud.
A new map shows the height of Earth’s forests, from stubby saplings to timbers towering more than 50 meters tall, across the entire land surface.
The instrument aboard the space station documents blistering temperatures in urban areas around Delhi during the historic heat wave on the Indian subcontinent.
Since May 2018, when Ki&#772lauea’s lava lake last drained, the summit crater has filled with water, erupted again, boiled off the water, and refilled with lava.
The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder helps researchers predict weather, analyze air pollution, monitor volcanoes, and track a changing climate. And there’s more.
The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder helps researchers predict weather, analyze air pollution, monitor volcanoes, and track a changing climate. And there’s more.
Cynthia Rosenzweig, a senior research scientist and head of the Climate Impacts Group at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York City, received the 2022 World Food Prize from the World Food Prize Foundation on May 5.
Scientists are measuring emissions from dying mangrove forests in order to learn something about soaring global levels of the greenhouse gas.
Scientists have been observing Peyto Glacier in Alberta since the 1960s.  
To help researchers model climate effects, the Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation mission will measure the composition of minerals that become airborne dust.
A dust storm over the Eastern Mediterranean was accompanied by thunderstorms that also brought hail and flash floods.
The dormant volcano in Southern Peru is a complex mix of structures.
Strong winds stir up some compelling cloud patterns west and south of the continent.