EARTH DAY April 22, 2020

Earth from space on the morning of April 21, 2020. Earth is our home and we are its stewards. The human population is now in a fight against a coronavirus. For a brief moment, however, GARI would like to showcase 5 vistas of our planet for you to examine and consider...

Gulf Stream Births a Gyre!

The Gulf Stream is an important source of heat transport from the tropics and sub-tropics to the North Atlantic and eventually, the North Sea. Today’s environmental satellite image shows the warm Gulf Stream’s core (deep red) flowing off the Atlantic...

Where there’s smoke-there’s fire!!

It’s spring, in the Northern Hemisphere and that means planting crops. Some agricultural techniques involve burning the landscape as a means to clear the landscape (and add a little bit of natural fertilizer). In a number of places, slash-and-burn techniques are...

Spring heats up, get ready for HUMIDITY!

It’s mid-April and it’s hot already! March was much warmer and dryer than normal and the first two weeks of April have seen VERY much above temps, even a few records set in the Nature Coast Region. So, what’s up? Hint: humidity. Spring is a...