Onekotan Island, Kuril Islands, Russian FederationHere’s what’s going on at the NASA Earth Observatory, brought to you by Fred Beyer at EarthSciTeach.

Arctic Oscillation Chills United States, Warms Arctic

Landslides in Brazil

Onekotan Island, Kuril Islands, Russian Federation

A Clear View of the Alps

Eruption of Stromboli Volcano, Italy

Mud Volcano Emerges from the Arabian Sea

St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

Channel Beneath Pine Island Glacier

Recent Blog Posts

The Challenges of Picturing Floods
Over the past week or two, there has been severe flooding in Australia, Brazil, Sri Lanka, and the Phillipines, but all we’ve shown on the Earth Observatory is the flooding in Australia. Why?


Green Touches Energize Kennedy’s Newest Facility

NASA’s Glory Mission Will Study Key Pieces of the Climate Puzzle

Headlines from the press, radio, and television

2010 hits global temperature high

Could Climate Change Have Led To The Fall Of Rome?

Changing Climate Means Changing Oceans

Calif. Plants Put A Wrinkle In Climate Change Plans

Records Melt Away on Greenland Ice Sheet

2010 matches record for world’s hottest year: WMO

Greenland’s Ice Feels the Heat in Record-Setting 2010

New Figures Confirm That 2010 Was a Hot Year

Some Himalayan glaciers advancing: study

Reefs reeling from Queensland floods

The Sensitive Seasons of Europe

Downhill Mountain Migrations

Acid Oceans and Nitrogen Cycles

2010 Warmest on Record, Says U.N.

Queensland’s soggy soils revealed

Deep sea trenches ‘could be carbon sinks’

Climate secrets of Marianas Trench probed

Roman rise and fall ‘recorded in trees’

Following A Wandering North Pole

Quakes, Tectonic and Theoretical

Deep-Water Coral Reefs Thriving Off Puerto Rico

Thaw of Earth’s icy sunshade may stoke warming

Smaller corals take the heat

Climate matched Europe’s ups and downs

Arctic Sea-Ice Controls the Release of Mercury

Loss of Reflectivity in the Arctic Doubles Estimate of Climate Models

Improved Measurements of Sun to Advance Understanding of Climate Change

Dramatic Ocean Circulation Changes Caused a Colder Europe in the Past

New Remotely Operated Vehicle for Deep Sea Research

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