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a satellite image of the Sahara desert
United States Geological Survey (USGS) on Unsplash
Jebel Kissu, in northwestern Sudan, emerges abruptly like an island in the vast Sahara Desert. The plateau is the eroded remnant of a granite dome. The bright linear features are truck tracks, common in the Sahara where there are no paved roads.

[Rerun] Global evaluation of the Earth

Decades of data from satellite remote sensing has provided a better understanding of the climate system and its changes, by quantifying processes and states of the atmosphere, land and oceans.

Henrik Prætorius from Science Stories takes a closer look at four myths about Mother Earth with Professor Rasmus Fensholt, Department of Geosciences and Nature Management at the University of Copenhagen (in Danish).⁣

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This podcast was produced with support from the Novo Nordisk Foundation.