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Alisal Fire in California

Images captured on 11 and 12 October 2021, by the MODIS instrument, aboard the Aqua and Terra satellites.

Reading, Writing, and Remote Sensing: NASA Earth Observing Data Go to School

My NASA Data uses NASA Earth observing data to improve data literacy for students in grades 3-12.

NASA Science Mission Directorate (SMD) Scientific Information Policy on Open Science

The policy provides specific guidance for ensuring that all SMD-funded research is fully and openly available.

Webinar: Learn How to Access and Acquire NASA Level-1 Data and Atmosphere Products from LAADS DAAC

Event Date: September 22, 2021

Join us for an overview of NASA's LAADS DAAC, its Level-1 and atmospheric data products, and to explore different options to search, discover, and acquire the data.

User Profile: Dr. Nadia Smith

Data from NASA’s GES DISC helps scientists like Dr. Nadia Smith build and improve retrieval systems that provide important information to climate scientists and meteorologists around the globe.

New ESDIS Team Members Ensure Users Can Access and Use the Ever-Growing Volumes of NASA Earth Science Data

Expertise and skill of new ESDIS hires will help the project manage the growth of EOSDIS data collections and enhance users’ experience

Nine Space-Agency Partners Join NASA to Expand Global Participation in 10th Annual International Space Apps Challenge

Registration is now open for this year’s virtual hackathon, which will take place October 2-3

SeaHawk Mission Proves CubeSats Are a Viable Option for Collecting Credible Scientific Data

With its high-resolution HawkEye instrument, SeaHawk has shown CubeSats are an inexpensive and timely way to obtain high-quality ocean color data—and it tilts!

ORNL DAAC Releases First GEDI Level 4 Dataset Offering Predictions of Aboveground Biomass Density

New dataset provides the first high-resolution 3D aboveground biomass density estimates for tropical and temperate forests around the globe

Webinar: Toward Analysis Ready Data—Programmatically Discover, Access, and Subset Daymet V4 Data with Python and ArcGIS

Event Date: August 31, 2021

The Daymet dataset provides long-term, continuous, gridded estimates of daily weather and climatology variables across North America. Join us for an introduction to the Daymet Version 4 Data Collection and for a demonstration on how to programmatically discover and subset Daymet data to a region and time period of interest.

Satellites Help Improve Crop Yields in India

Satellites provide crucial information for researchers to monitor and help improve agricultural productivity in India.

Announcing the EO Dashboard Hackathon Winners

Over 4,300 people competed in the Earth Observation (EO) Dashboard Hackathon. Find out which eight projects are Global Winners.

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