Satellite Image of Colorado Flooding
September 19, 2013 | NASA Earth Observatory
"Though water levels on the South Platte River near Greeley, Colorado, were receding, muddy brown floods still spread along the river’s path on September 17, 2013, when [...] the Landsat 8 satellite acquired this image. At the time, the river was more than six feet above flood stage, down from more than eight feet above flood stage." Quoted from the NASA Earth Observatory image release.
An Effort to Curb Flaring in the Bakken?
February 9, 2014 | New York Times
An effort to curb natural gas flaring at Bakken Shale oil wells could result in a 40% increase in North Dakota natural gas output by the end of 2015.
Related: A collection of NASA satellite images that show natural gas being flaring at locations all over the world.
Wildfires and Dust Storm in Argentina
September 18, 2013 | NASA Earth Observatory
NASA Earth Observatory has satellite images of forest fire smoke and dust from a dry saline lake bed being carried by the wind.