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Earth
Oct 27, 2020
Details about the physical transformation of over 200 of the island’s coastal glaciers are documented in a new study, in which the authors anticipate environmental impacts.
Earth
Oct 27, 2020
NASA has funded 11 new projects as part of the agency’s Earth Science Data Systems’ Advancing Collaborative Connections for Earth Systems Science (ACCESS) program. Proposals submitted in 2019 and funded in 2020 focused on three areas: machine learning, science in the cloud, and open source tools.
Earth
Oct 26, 2020
Snapshot Wisconsin is a partnership to monitor wildlife year-round, using a statewide network of trail cameras. Citizen scientists help discover wildlife by classifying images captured on trail cameras. The project provides data needed for wildlife management decision support at the Wisconsin... Read More
Three deer standing a lightly snowy field.
Earth
Oct 22, 2020
NASA scientists are combining data from water samples containing fish DNA with satellite data to find native fish and identify their habitats.
Earth
Oct 20, 2020
An intense August storm gave many Iowans a brief sense of what it might feel like to experience the strong winds of a hurricane.
Earth, Climate Change
Oct 16, 2020
Launching soon from the California coast, the satellite will track sea levels worldwide. A new video series introduces some of the NASA JPL scientists and engineers involved in the mission. Meet the People Behind the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich Spacecraft
Sentinel 6 Michael Freilich spacecraft in orbit above the earth
Earth
Oct 9, 2020
Officials from NASA and partner agencies will discuss the upcoming launch of the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich ocean-monitoring satellite during a media briefing at 10 a.m. EDT (7 a.m. PDT), Friday, Oct. 16. The launch is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 10.
Earth
Oct 8, 2020
Models based in part on a method NASA has used to track and count wild salmon in Nevada can now be used by governments and humanitarian organizations to more accurately estimate populations and allocate aid to remote regions of the world.
Earth
Sep 29, 2020
To help monitor ground deformation from space, NASA developed a new technology equipped with an S-band Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR) for a small satellite platform.
Photo of 3 Sisters volcano
Earth
Sep 18, 2020
Media accreditation is open for the launch of the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite, an international collaboration between NASA and several partners.
Earth
Sep 17, 2020
If greenhouse gas emissions continue apace, Greenland and Antarctica’s ice sheets could together contribute more than 15 inches of global sea level rise by 2100.
Earth
Sep 15, 2020
The web-based platform called OpenET will put NASA data in the hands of farmers, water managers and conservation groups to accelerate improvements and innovations in water management.
Earth
Sep 14, 2020
Smoke from fires in the western United States and moving east and carrying dangerous aerosols across the jet stream to the East.