"Sun glint on shallow Lake Chad in Chad & Nigeria. October 17", Astronaut Karen Nyberg. Beautiful "painting" shows dramatic scene: white stain is water remains, dark stain is vegetation on what used to be lake bed. Lake's water level has greatly decreased due to excessive irrigation and climate change.
"Southwest Egypt. September 8", Astronaut Karen Nyberg. East Oweinat center pivot agricultural projectis a pioneer agricultural project in South West of Egypt, 350 km south of Dakhla Oasis. The project depends mainly on the groundwater resources of the Nubian sandstone aquifer.