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Satellite imagery sheds light on agricultural water use

21 April 2018

Earth may be the "Blue Planet", with more than 70 percent of its surface covered in water, but it is still a thirsty planet, with freshwater in heavy demand. The most significant draw on the water supply is crop irrigation, accounting by some measures for nearly two-thirds of U.S. surface-freshwater withdrawals.

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NOAA-20 shares new view of the North Pole for Earth Day

NOAA's newest polar-orbiting satellite, NOAA-20, captured this magnificent view of the Earth's North Pole on 12 April 2018.

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