The Runoff From California's Storms Has Been so Intense It's Visible From Space

An image acquired by the Sentinel-2 satellite on Jan. 6, 2023 reveals runoff of sediment into the sea along the California coast stretching from Ox...

January 19, 2023
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An image acquired by the Sentinel-2 satellite on Jan. 6, 2023 reveals runoff of sediment into the sea along the California coast stretching from Oxnard to Santa Barbara. See the story below for a before-and-after animation. (Credit: Modified Copernicus Sentinel data processed by Tom Yulsman)Sign up for our email newsletter for the latest science newsAs the relentless series of atmospheric river storms has battered California, some of the environmental impacts have become clearly visible from space.

Tom Yulsman