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Sea Ice Off Eastern Greenland  The MODIS instrument on NASA's Aqua satellite captured this visible image of Sea Ice off eastern Greenland on October 16, 2012.

Sea Ice Off Eastern Greenland

Sea Ice Off Eastern Greenland The MODIS instrument on NASA's Aqua satellite captured this visible image of Sea Ice off eastern Greenland on October 16, 2012.

The art of algae by Pere Soler, Winner From the Sky category #WPY51 #WildlifePhotographeroftheYear

The art of algae by Pere Soler, Winner From the Sky category #WPY51 #WildlifePhotographeroftheYear

We may remember these events and changes on the news, but now NASA's giving us a whole other way to see them.

We may remember these events and changes on the news, but now NASA's giving us a whole other way to see them.

The coast of the United Arab Emirates hosts some of the largest desalination plants in the world. Whilst the water they release can affect the coastal ecosystem, both harmful and non-harmful algal blooms can also greatly affect the desalination plants. In particular, this local phenomenon, known as the ‘red tide’ – in which algae accumulate rapidly in the water column, resulting in colouration of the surface water – has recently affected the region’s desalination plants. Satellite data can…

The coast of the United Arab Emirates hosts some of the largest desalination plants in the world. Whilst the water they release can affect the coastal ecosystem, both harmful and non-harmful algal blooms can also greatly affect the desalination plants. In particular, this local phenomenon, known as the ‘red tide’ – in which algae accumulate rapidly in the water column, resulting in colouration of the surface water – has recently affected the region’s desalination plants. Satellite data can…

l o v e this pic. LISA LECKIE PHOTOGRAPHY

l o v e this pic. LISA LECKIE PHOTOGRAPHY

Close-up of the gigantic salar of Uyuni in Bolivia. You can see even the salt fields and the "Cactus island"! Picture: Astronaut Alexander Gerst

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Close-up of the gigantic salar of Uyuni in Bolivia. You can see even the salt fields and the "Cactus island"! Picture: Astronaut Alexander Gerst

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