28 Jun '11, 10pm

Puyehue-Cordón Caulle [image] #NASA

Puyehue-Cordón Caulle [image] #NASA

The eruption at Chile’s Puyehue-Cordón Caulle Volcanic Complex continued in late June 2011, with lava and ash still pouring out 23 days after the eruption began. The Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) on the Terra satellite captured this nighttime view of the volcanic complex on June 27, 2011. In this thermal infrared image, hot areas are bright and cold areas are dark. The white feature in the center of the image is an active lava flow. According to SERNAGEOMIN, Chile’s ministry of mining and geology, the eruption has been subsiding a bit, with fewer and lower intensity tremors and earthquakes. Ashfalls, lahars, and landslides are the primary threat at the moment. References SERNAGEOMIN (2011, June 28) Reporte Especial de Actividad Volcánica No 56 Complejo Volcánico Puyehue – Cordón Caulle. Accessed June 28, 2011. NASA Earth Observatory...

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Detailed Views of Erupting Nabro Volcano [image] #NASA

Detailed Views of Erupting Nabro Volcano [image...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 27 Jun '11, 9pm

Since it began erupting on June 12, 2011, emissions from Eritrea’s Nabro Volcano have drifted over much of East Africa and...

Ash from Puyehue-Cordón Caulle: This series of ...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 17 Jun '11, 10pm

In its early, violent days, the eruption at the Puyehue-Cordón Caulle volcanic complex sent clouds of ash high into the at...

NASA Earth Observato Ash from Puyehue-Cordón Ca...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 17 Jun '11, 10pm

In its early, violent days, the eruption at the Puyehue-Cordón Caulle volcanic complex sent clouds of ash high into the at...

Via @ksbugeater: Getting harder to "'cross the wide Missouri..." #MoRiverFlood

Via @ksbugeater: Getting harder to "'cross the ...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 28 Jun '11, 6pm

The summer of 2011 brought more than greener vegetation to South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, and Missouri. It also brought flo...

NASA Earth Observato Qinghai Cross Section: Acq...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 25 Jun '11, 10pm

China’s Qinghai Province is high, dry, and barely dotted by sparse vegetation. The rocks and fossils buried in this rugged...

Okavango Swamp, Botswana [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 26 Jun '11, 10pm

This short focal-length astronaut photograph shows the entire Okavango “delta,” a swampland known in southern Africa as th...

Sediment from the Mississippi Floods [image] #NASA

Sediment from the Mississippi Floods [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 23 Jun '11, 8pm

The floods that surged through the Mississippi River basin are subsiding, but their impact is far from over. As the floodw...

Qinghai Cross Section: Acquired in December 201...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 25 Jun '11, 10pm

China’s Qinghai Province is high, dry, and barely dotted by sparse vegetation. The rocks and fossils buried in this rugged...

Qinghai Cross Section [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 25 Jun '11, 10pm

China’s Qinghai Province is high, dry, and barely dotted by sparse vegetation. The rocks and fossils buried in this rugged...

NASA Map Tracks Carbon Stored in Tropical Forests

NASA Map Tracks Carbon Stored in Tropical Forests

cleantechnica.com 27 Jun '11, 3pm

A new NASA map now quantifies the amount of carbon that is stored in tropical forests. The NASA-led research team used gro...

Stunning Natural Illusion Forms a 'Ghost City' ...

treehugger.com 27 Jun '11, 7am

The forces of Nature have shifted continents, sculpted towering mountains and sprawling plains -- but her architectural pr...

Eruption at Nabro Volcano [image] #NASA

Eruption at Nabro Volcano [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 16 Jun '11, 5pm

This high-resolution, natural-color satellite image shows details of the roiling plume of Eritrea’s Nabro Volcano. The thi...

Smoke over the Atlantic Ocean [image] #NASA

Smoke over the Atlantic Ocean [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 16 Jun '11, 4pm

Smoke from fires in Georgia and Florida streamed eastward over the Atlantic Ocean on June 15, 2011. The Moderate Resolutio...

Lop Nur, Xinjiang, China [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 18 Jun '11, 10pm

Located in China’s resource-rich but moisture-poor Xinjiang autonomous region, Lop Nur is an uninviting location for any k...

New NASA Earth Observatory page contrasts #MoRi...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 01 Jul '11, 6pm

Floods advanced down the Missouri River at the end of June 2011, swelling the river significantly from Sioux City, Iowa, t...