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First Images Available from NASA-JAXA Global Rain and Snowfall Satellite

First Images Available from NASA-JAXA Global Rain and Snowfall Satellite: 3D view inside an extra-tropical cyclone observed off the coast of Japan by GPM's Dual-frequency Precipitation Radar.

Press Releases & Feature Stories

11W (Northwestern Pacific Ocean)

Tropical Depression 11W has formed in the Northwestern Pacific and is expected to track through the Marianas Islands.

Hernan (Eastern Pacific Ocean)

NASA sees Tropical Storm Hernan near Mexico's Baja California...

Lead Pollution Beat Explorers to South Pole, Persists Today

Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen reached the South Pole in 1911, but new research shows that industrial air pollution arrived long before any human.
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Reporters Invited to NASA Hurricane Airborne Mission Media Day at Wallops

Media are invited to learn about NASA's Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel (HS3) airborne mission from scientists and pilots and see the remotely-piloted aircraft used in the study...

A Closer Look at Alaska’s Forests

A plane flying low over remote forests is capturing stunning aerial photography—as well as measurements that will improve understanding of how Alaska’s forests are responding to global warming.
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Division News

Dr. Miguel Román Selected as Finalist for 'Call to Service Medal'

Congratulations to Dr. Miguel Roman for his selection as a finalist for the Call to Service Medal in the 2014 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals. This medal recognizes a federal employee whose professional achievements reflect the important contributions that a new generation brings to public service. Winners will be announced on Sept. 22 at a Washington, D.C. dinner.
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The Earth Sciences Division at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center plans, organizes, evaluates, and implements a broad program of research on our planet's natural systems and processes. Major focus areas include climate change, severe weather, the atmosphere, the oceans, sea ice and glaciers, and the land surface.

To study the planet from the unique perspective of space, the Earth Science Division develops and operates remote-sensing satellites and instruments. We analyze observational data from these spacecraft and make it available to the world's scientists. Our Education and Public Outreach efforts raise public awareness of the the Division's research and its benefits to society.

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