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Earth: May 2020



The second tropical storm of the North Atlantic Ocean hurricane season has formed off the coast of South Carolina. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided forecasters with a visible image of Tropical Storm Bertha as it was organizing.


Stanford scholars Marshall Burke, David Lobell and Stefano Ermon have spent the past five years leading a team of researchers to home in on an efficient way to find and track impoverished zones across Africa.


The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over part of Chile's Atacama Desert, which is bound on the west by the Pacific and on the east by the Andes.


The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over San Francisco Bay in the US state of California.


The greenhouse gas methane is a crucial factor of climate change in the Arctic and globally as well.


Northwest Greenland is featured in this icy image captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-3 mission.


Southern Ukraine is featured in this false-colour image captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission. This image was processed in a way that included the near-infrared channel, which makes vegetation appear bright red.