The oceans are a lot more uncharted than our maps would have us believe. New satellite technology can help fill in the seafloor gaps.
Natural disasters, war and other human activities left geographic scars seen from space.
With five satellites scanning the globe, DigitalGlobe has collected impressive imagery of planet Earth this year. Check out their top 20 images here.
Vancouver-based UrtheCast (pronounced “earthcast”) will launch two cameras into orbit today with the immediate goal of streaming images of the Earth back home in near-real time.
Fall foliage might look a bit different from way up where NASA satellites live, but that doesn't mean the view isn't great anyway.
A new detailed map shows Antarctica stripped down to bare rock. Continue reading →
A new study that essentially weighed the oceans over seven years shows that a previous figure for the rate of sea level rise is dead on. Continue reading →
The frequency of severe drought conditions in the Amazon Rainforest indicates potential for accelerated climate change.
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