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This map shows Earth’s average global temperature from 2013 to 2017
Jan 18, 2018

Earth’s global surface temperatures in 2017 ranked as the second warmest since 1880, according to an analysis by NASA. ... Read more

Satellite image of water and land
Jan 16, 2018

Earth observations are helping countries manage their water security   A Vast and Vital Resource The largest contiguous irrigation... Read more

NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are two keepers of the world's temperature data record.
Jan 12, 2018

Climate experts from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will provide the annual release of data on global temperatures and discuss the most important climate trends... Read more

Photo of man in vegetable garden
Jan 2, 2018

A joint effort to keep Eastern Africa fed When life and livelihood depend upon the rain, the whim of weather creates a precarious relationship... Read more

Landscape painting with city in background behind hazy sky
Dec 26, 2017

Earth-observing satellites are helping to determine new air quality standards The ABCs of O3 Ozone, chemically represented as O3, is a... Read more

Views of Home Poster
Dec 22, 2017

Cameras on NASA spacecraft have treated us to intriguing and inspiring perspectives of our home planet as they've looked back at Earth from various... Read more

The Canadarm2 robotic arm prepares to release the SpaceX Dragon Commercial Resupply Services-6 cargo spacecraft from the ISS
Dec 13, 2017

NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX now is targeting no earlier than 10:36 a.m. EST Friday, Dec. 15, for its 13th commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station. ... Read more

wildfire burning
Dec 10, 2017

A pioneering system is using satellites to expedite wildfire recovery—while the fires still rage It was born from a lightning bolt. In less than a... Read more

Americas, as captured by NASA’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) on the NASA/NOAA Deep Space Climate Observatory
Dec 6, 2017

In this episode Tom Wagner of NASA’s Earth Science Division discusses sea ice, volcanoes, what it’s like to live and work in Antarctica, and how... Read more

This screen capture from the TCIS tool shows some of the enhancements to interactive region selection, model and data acquisition, statistical comparison, and visualization.
Dec 4, 2017

This blog post originated in the 2016 Science Mission Directorate Technology Highlights Report (20 MB PDF). Technology Development... Read more