Eruption of Chile's Calbuco Volcano
Chile's Calbuco Volcano began erupting on 22 April 2015 for the first time in nearly 50 years. The above MODIS image acquired by the Aqua satellite from 25 April, showing the ash plume (in tan) from the volcano.
Low Elevation Coastal Zone (LECZ) Urban-Rural Population and Land Area Estimates of New York City, USA, 2010
Map of New York City, USA's 2010 estimates of population density (left) and the low elevation coastal zone (right). The Low Elevation Coastal Zone (LECZ) Urban-Rural Population and Land Area Estimates, Version 2, 2010 data set consists of country-level estimates of urban population, rural population, total population and land area country-wide and in LECZs for the years 1990, 2000, 2010, 2100. Visit SEDAC for more information.
DAAC Image of the Week - MODIS Cloud Top Temperature
8-day composite (7 - 14 April 2015) of the Cloud Top Temperature product derived from observations from the MODIS instrument on board the Terra satellite. Cloud Top Temperature indicates the atmospheric temperature at the top of the clouds, measures in Kelvin (K). Visit MODAPS LAADS for more information.
User Profile: Rowena Lohman
EOSDIS' “Who uses NASA Earth science data?” user profile series highlights our diverse end-user community worldwide and show you not only how these data are being used for research and applications, but also where these data are being used -- from the plains of West Texas to the Sea of Oman and everywhere in between. You’ll also learn where you can download the data sets in each feature. We’re excited to share our data user’s experiences with you!
Zebras without borders
Researchers in Botswana use remotely sensed data to study and model the initiation of Zebra migration and the speed of travel to find out how Zebras know when to migrate and how they find ancient migration routes. Click to read more of this Sensing Our Planet article.