In May a stubborn ice jam on the Yukon River sent floodwater spilling over the river’s banks into the small Alaskan town of Galena. An ice jam is an accumulation of broken river ice ensnared by a narrow channel.
The new Landsat Data Continuity Mission satellite captured a glimpse of Vandenberg Air Force Base and the central California coast. Vandenberg has been the launch site for a majority of U. Earth science research missions.