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Getting Saltier

As water levels drop in the Dead Sea, salt is piling up on the lakebed.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Lauren Dauphin, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Photograph provided by the Dead Sea Observatory, Geological Survey of Israel. Story by Kasha Patel.

Published July 30, 2019
Data acquired July 21, 2019

Sources:
Landsat 8
Photograph