Earth month: NASA launches new interactive image gallery

Apr 03, 2013 by Nancy Atkinson, Universe Today
Ice sheet loss increasing at both poles. Credit: Ian Joughin, University of Washington.

In honor of Earth month, NASA has launched a beautiful new interactive image gallery that explores and highlights our latest understanding of Earth science and our changing planet. Included are spectacular images and visualizations to help understand the latest findings.

Included is information on the decline of in the Arctic, a visualization of global aerosols, images of the latest storms, and much more.

Check out the "Earth Month 2013″ website.

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