Ash covered glacier after the Grímsvötn volcano eruption, Iceland (satellite image)

As with the Nabro, Eritrea volcano, NASA Earth Observatory is a great supplier of outer space images from beautiful and sometimes exceptional nature events. The eruption of Iceland's Grimsvotn volcano filled newspapers all over the world (mainly because everybody feared disrupted air traffic). The … [Read more...]

Large portions of the Japan Quake hit coastline may be uninhabitable

Snow covered fields and inundated land Agricultural fields lies between the Japanese city of Sendai and Sendai Bay, and the area was one of the hardest hit by the tsunami on March 11, 2011. The Advanced Land Imager (ALI) on NASA™s Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite captured this natural-color … [Read more...]