The flow speeds of Antarctica's fastest-accelerating glaciers in 2008-2014 likely increased because of warm water blown into their bay by La Niña and another climate pattern.
For the first time, scientists have detected sea level "fingerprints" – patterns of variation in global sea level due to changes in water and ice on land – in GRACE data.
Satellite imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite and NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite have provided data on the still Category 5 Hurricane Irma
Irma made landfall twice on Sept. 10, first in the Florida Keys and then near Naples. Satellites provided daytime and night-time views of the storm.
A NASA geophysicist has found that sea level rise is triggering occurrences of minor nuisance flooding along coastlines.