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An air quality sensor that will dramatically improve the way scientists measure air pollution over North America has been joined with its satellite host.
Strong tides create laminar and turbulent flow patterns in waters off far eastern Russia.
Momijiari can last into early December in the country’s southern regions.
Mount Sundoro and Mount Sumbing are symmetrical, cone-shaped peaks in Central Java.
The oldest desert on Earth also gives rise to some of the planet’s tallest dunes.
Plymouth, Massachusetts, and Plymouth, England, share a historical connection even older than the first Thanksgiving.
The hot springs at Pamukkale, Turkey, have produced the world’s largest deposit of travertine.
Suspended limestone offshore hints at a 66-million-year-old story.
New research shows that improved air quality caused by reducing emissions from burning fossil fuels and other sources could improve human health and prevent economic losses, projections by scientists at NASA, Duke University and Columbia University show.
A new NASA-led study is the first to document changing atmospheric ammonia (NH3) concentrations in Africa over an extended period. Ammonia is an air pollutant which can lead to heart and lung related illness. When present in excess in an ecosystem, it can make soil more acidic and hinder plant... Read More
Earth’s atmosphere reacted in surprising ways to the lowering of emissions during the pandemic, showing how closely climate warming and air pollution are linked.
Earth’s atmosphere reacted in surprising ways to the lowering of emissions during the pandemic, showing how closely climate warming and air pollution are linked.
Did you know active volcanoes lie beneath the ocean’s surface? The Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment (SAGE) III on the International Space Station (ISS) instrument spotted remnants of the Fukutoku-Okanoba undersea volcanic 2021 eruption in Earth’s stratosphere.
Like so many glaciers in Greenland, Kjer has retreated significantly in recent decades and now flows more rapidly toward the ocean.