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Near Real-Time VIIRS Dark Target Aerosol Products Now Available from NASA's LANCE
The new VIIRS Dark Target Aerosol product provides global satellite-derived measurements of Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD) and aerosol properties over land and ocean. (February 18, 2021)

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HLS image of the Grand Canyon from 6 February 2021. Worldview image.

HLS: Going Global, Going Cloud
Expanding Harmonized Landsat Sentinel-2 (HLS) data coverage from 28% of Earth to near global coverage required new ways to process these data. HLS required the cloud. (February 12, 2021)

NASA, Forest Service Partnership Expands Active Fire Mapping Capabilities
A new Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS) focused on the US and Canada provides expanded capabilities including additional map layers, ownership boundaries, and daily fire dangers.  (January 26, 2021)

And the Winners Are . . .
See who took home top honors in the world’s largest global hackathon. (January 28, 2021)

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Explore Dr. Qing Liang's Data User Profile along with many other profiles highlighting the diverse users of NASA Earth science data.

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Meet some of the members of our diverse end-user community who are using data for research and applications around the world.


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