12 Sep '11, 10pm

Seasonal Changes along the Indus River [image] #NASA

Seasonal Changes along the Indus River [image] #NASA

View Image Comparison View Both Images Fed by glaciers and monsoon rains, the Indus River swells and shrinks each year. Because the river irrigates millions of acres of farmland, the strong seasonal cycle changes not just the river, but also the surrounding landscape. The images above show a small portion of the Indus River around the Guddu (or Gudu) Barrage, just south of the border between Punjab and Sindh Provinces in Pakistan. The Thematic Mapper on the Landsat 5 satellite acquired these natural-color images of the area on September 10, 2009 (top), and April 22, 2010 (bottom). A type of dam, the Guddu Barrage diverts water from the Indus for irrigation during Pakistan’s two main growing seasons—Kharif (May to November) and Rabi (November to May). Some water is stored in the holding structure east of the river. The Indus River typically crests in July and August. Althou...

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Owens Lake, California [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 11 Sep '11, 10pm

This astronaut photograph highlights the mostly dry bed of Owens Lake, located in the Owens River Valley between the Inyo ...

much of the floodplain of the Indus River is under water again

much of the floodplain of the Indus River is un...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 21 Sep '11, 8pm

View Image Comparison View Both Images Flood waters lingered in southern Pakistan in late September 2011, where heavy rain...

Seasonal Somtam

Seasonal Somtam

eatingasia.typepad.com 19 Sep '11, 3am

Chiang Mai in August is not Chiang Mai in February. In August the air -- relatively clean, with not a trace of dry-season ...

Owens Lake, California: California's Owens Lake...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 11 Sep '11, 10pm

This astronaut photograph highlights the mostly dry bed of Owens Lake, located in the Owens River Valley between the Inyo ...

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momoteapots.livejournal.com 21 Sep '11, 11am

PLEASE ONLY PLACE AN ORDER IF YOU ARE 100% SURE. COMMENTS WITH ENQUIRIES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED AS CONFIRMED ORDERS. How t...

The Hudson River is reported to be "running red" in NYCity. Here's the view from our EO-1 satellite.

The Hudson River is reported to be "running red...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 15 Sep '11, 1pm

View Image Comparison View Both Images In the wake of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee, sediment choked the Hudson R...

NASA Earth Observato Owens Lake, California: Ca...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 11 Sep '11, 10pm

This astronaut photograph highlights the mostly dry bed of Owens Lake, located in the Owens River Valley between the Inyo ...

Aral Sea 2011 [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 10 Sep '11, 10pm

View Image Comparison View Both Images Jewel-like green against the desert of central Asia, the Aral Sea has a long histor...

#Singapore The 2011 F1 rules changes at-a-glanc...

events.insing.com 20 Sep '11, 2am

Otherwise known as the Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS), the teams agreed to ban it last year after it made its debut...

Seasonal recipes: 5 for butternut squash

mnn.com 19 Sep '11, 3pm

Butternut and Barley Pilaf – Squash and barley are simmered together in chicken or vegetable broth (use vegetable broth fo...