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Image: Atlantic ship tracks

The Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite takes us over the Atlantic Ocean close to Spain and Portugal where the sky not only features clouds but also criss-cross tracks from maritime vessels.

dateFeb 15, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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Image: Signs of ships in the clouds

Ships churning through the Atlantic Ocean produced this patchwork of bright, criss-crossing cloud trails off the coast of Portugal and Spain. The narrow clouds, known as ship tracks, form when water vapor condenses around ...

dateJan 24, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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China says Iranian oil tanker wreck located

The wreck of an Iranian oil tanker that collided with a cargo ship off China this month has been located, Beijing said Wednesday, but gave no new details about the environmental impact of the disaster.

dateJan 17, 2018 in Environment
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Turkey unveils route of 45 km 'Istanbul Canal'

The Turkish government on Monday unveiled the route of its planned new canal for Istanbul, a hugely ambitious 45 kilometre (28 mile) project designed to be its answer to the famed artificial shipping lanes in Panama or Egypt's ...

dateJan 15, 2018 in Environment
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