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Here's Looking @ Earth... First Volcanoes... Now Snow

Ordinarily, the flashes of white in South America’s Atacama Desert rise from salt pans.But on July 7, 2011, when the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terr

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Wed, 13/07/2011 - 17:05
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Ash from Puyehue-Cordón Caulle over Australia and New Zealand

The eruption at Chile’s Puyehue-Cordón Caulle Volcanic Complex sent clouds of ash high into the atmosphere, above the weather that usually breaks up such plumes.

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Thu, 16/06/2011 - 16:18

Northern Plains Braces For More Flooding

A combination of record snowmelt and heavy rain has raised water levels along the Missouri River and its tributaries in the northern Rocky Mountains and Plains.

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Fri, 03/06/2011 - 15:35
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Wildfires in Alberta, Canada

On May 16, 2011, tan and gray smoke spread hundreds of kilometers across Alberta, Saskatchewan, and the Northwest Territories in Canada.

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Thu, 19/05/2011 - 14:58
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September 2009

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Fri, 02/10/2009

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UN-SPIDER News

NASA Image of Typhoon Morakot

Typhoon Morakot bore down on the island of Taiwan on August 7, 2009.

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Mon, 10/08/2009 - 16:55