Satellite images of lustrous new leaves reveal changes that will have cascading effects on diverse ecosystems in the eastern United States.
By analyzing high-resolution satellite images, researchers found that fires burning in Africa were undercounted by as much as 80%.
Satellites provide global-scale data that are invaluable in efforts to understand, monitor, and respond to wildfires and emissions, which are increasingly affecting climate and putting humans at risk.
Onboard machine learning and compact thermal imaging could turn satellites into real-time fire management tools to help officials on the ground.
Evapotranspiration is the exchange of water vapor between land and the atmosphere, and it is hard to measure and model. A new study shows promise for its estimation over large, vegetated landscapes.
The fires are stoking worries about the vast island’s thawing permafrost.
With their feet in the cloud, Descartes Labs is pushing the limit of how we study the Earth with satellite images.
As climate change worsens wildfire impact, scientists use satellites to study climate-fire interactions.
The Sargassum Watch System processes satellite data and feeds results to a Web portal, giving decision makers timely information on seaweed location and warnings for potential beaching events.
A new framework provides a more comprehensive view of how subpixel variations can create biases in a commonly used method of analyzing cloud properties with satellites.