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Gulf Coast braces for Tropical Storm Barry

Tropical Storm Barry, seen here by GOES East on 12 July, 2019, at 9 a.m. (ET) is strengthening over the warm waters of the northern Gulf of Mexico. Barry is expected to begin tracking toward the northwest later today and turn north on Saturday before making landfall.

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Irminger Sea ice swirl

Captured on 9 June 2019 by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission, this image takes us over a swirl of sea ice off the east coast of Greenland in the Irminger Sea.

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Water shortages in India

Nearly 65 percent of the country's reservoirs were running dry in June 2019. Image acquired by Landsat 8's Operational Land Imager on 19 June.

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Raikoke spits ash

An unexpected and powerful eruption started at Raikoke volcano in the Kuril Islands on 21 June 2019. This image, which was captured on 22 June, shows the brown ash plumes rising high above the dense clouds – drifting eastwards over the North Pacific Ocean.

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Major Greenland glacier is growing

Jakobshavn Glacier has grown for the third year in a row, and scientists attribute the change to cool ocean waters. The image acquired, on 6 June 2019, by the Operational Land Imager on Landsat 8, shows a natural-colour view of Jakobshavn Glacier, western Greenland.

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Lake Valencia, Venezuela

Captured on 2 February 2019 by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission, this image takes us over Lake Valencia, in northern Venezuela.

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Western Pakistan

Captured on 14 April 2018 by the Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite, this image shows western Pakistan and an important wetland area.

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How glaciers turn lakes turquoise

Four large lakes on New Zealand's South Island stand out for their distinctive turquoise colour. Water rich with glacial flour can be seen flowing from the Godley River into the north end of Lake Tekapo. The Operational Land Imager on Landsat 8 acquired these image on 1 and 12 May 2019.

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Two decades of change at Pine Island Glacier

Images of Pine Island Glacier, Antarctica, were acquired by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA's Terra satellite from 2000 to 2019. Images show a wide view of Pine Island Glacier (PIG) and the long-term retreat of its ice front.

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Queensland floods

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over Australia's northeast state of Queensland, where a large amount of sediment is visible gushing into the Coral Sea, close to the Great Barrier Reef lagoon.