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Scientists have some ideas about what might have caused a thin arc that spanned a fjord in Western Greenland.  
Arctic sea ice likely reached its annual minimum extent on September 19, 2023, making it the 6th lowest year in the satellite record
Unusual late-season melting in Greenland turned the glacier’s surface into a mishmash of ice, firn, melt, and dirt.
The instrument will enable nonprofit organization Carbon Mapper to pinpoint and measure methane and carbon dioxide sources from space.
El verano boreal de 2023 fue el más caluroso para la Tierra desde que se establecieron registros mundiales de temperaturas en 1880, según un análisis realizado por científicos del Instituto Goddard de Estudios Espaciales (GISS, por sus siglas en inglés) de la NASA en Nueva York.
The summer of 2023 was Earth’s hottest since global records began in 1880, according to scientists at NASA’s Goddard Institute of Space Studies (GISS) in New York.
goodallwithchimps.png The Jane Goodall Institute uses NASA data to empower local communities to drive chimpanzee habitat conservation. Credits: NASA/Jane Goodall Institute For decades, satellites have measured dramatic changes in the world's forests. These eyes in the sky provide... Read More
The world’s glaciers could lose as much as 40% of their mass by 2100 with 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming. That's according to a NASA-funded study appearing in the journal Science.
On Thursday, NASA released the first data maps from its new instrument launched to space earlier this year, which now is successfully transmitting information about major air pollutants over North America.
No stranger to hot weather, the region is facing more humid heat waves that test the adaptability of its residents. But different areas feel different effects.
Flying over and tromping through watery landscapes along the East Coast, working alongside NASA scientists, and recording measurements about the air that they’re flying through – these are not the usual experiences for an undergraduate student. For the 2023 participants in NASA’s SARP East program... Read More
NASA has selected Rocket Lab USA Inc. of Long Beach, California, to provide the launch service for the agency’s PREFIRE (Polar Radiant Energy in the Far-InfraRed Experiment) mission, which aims to give researchers a more accurate picture of the energy entering and leaving Earth.
According to scientists at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York, July 2023 was hotter than any other month in the global temperature record.
Según los investigadores del Instituto Goddard de Estudios Espaciales (GISS, por sus siglas en inglés) de la NASA, en Nueva York, julio de 2023 fue el mes más caluroso de todos los que se han registrado en el registro de temperaturas mundiales.