GPM sees nor'easter dump snow on New England
At 5:05 p.m. EST Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, the Global Precipitation Measurement mission's Core Observatory flew over the Nor'easter that dumped snow on New England. This satellite image shows the rate of rainfall, with low amounts ...
Animal populations counted using satellites for the first time
Thanks to satellite images with very high resolution, it is now possible to perform fairly accurate counts of animal populations. Researchers at the University of Twente demonstrated this in the open savannah ...
Image: Aletsch Glacier from orbit
Parts of the Swiss and Italian Alps are pictured in this satellite image.
NASA sees Tropical Cyclone Niko's romp through society
After making its social debut in the Southern Pacific Ocean, NASA's Aqua satellite spotted Tropical Cyclone Niko moving through the Society Islands.
Image: Shoreline of the northeastern Caspian Sea
A shoreline of the northeastern Caspian Sea is pictured in this satellite image.