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Rare Peek at Patagonia in Winter (Nasa Earth Observatory)

In southern South America, clouds often rule the skies. But in June 2020, just the right weather patterns were in place to provide a...

18-27 January 2021: First (CR)2 Online Summer School

The goal of (CR)2 Summer School is to provide a holistic formation on anthropogenic climate change, including a basis from Earth sciences, its impacts...

A Strained Water System in Chile (Nasa Earth Observatory)

Intense droughts lasting a year or two are common in Chile and other countries with Mediterranean climates. But the drought currently gripping central Chile—which...

Highest weather station in the Andes will help scientists search for climate answers (National...

The newly installed station will help Chile understand a historic drought with no signs of easing. Tupungato is one of the tallest mountains in Chile...

Dual Storms in the Andes Mountains (Nasa Earth Observatory)

NASA Earth Observatory images by Lauren Dauphin, using MODIS data from NASA EOSDIS LANCE and GIBS/Worldview. Story by Kathryn Hansen. With winter looming in South...

Policy brief | Environmental injustice and sacrifice zones: The Puchuncaví case

The socio-environmental history of Puchuncaví, a renowned sacrifice zone located in the Valparaíso Region, Chile, has been reconstructed for the last 136 years. ...

Dying crops, spiking energy bills, showers once a week. In South America, the climate...

By Diego Laje, Anthony Faiola and Ana Vanessa Herrero   BUENOS AIRES — Sergio Koci’s sunflower farm in the lowlands of northern Argentina has survived decades...

Chilean Volcano Low on Snow (Nasa Earth Observatory)

Pucón, Chile, is a popular summertime destination tucked between a glacier-carved lake and snow-capped volcano. Visible from nearly anywhere in the town, the stark-white...

Analysis | The crucial role of satellite products in observing the Earth from space...

By Deniz Bozkurt, associate researcher (CR)2, and Roberto Rondanelli, associate researcher (CR)2 and academic DGF-FCFM Universidad de Chile. Observation of Earth processes is vital to...

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