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Ocean Data Shows 'Climate Dance' of Plankton

Ocean Data Shows 'Climate Dance' of Plankton: The greens and blues of the ocean color from NASA satellite data have provided new insights into how climate and ecosystem processes affect the growth cycles of phytoplankton.

Press Releases & Feature Stories

Nine to Midnight – Goddard’s Rock Band

10.30.2014
There is a little-known law of physics: put three physicists in a basement at night and you get a rock band.

Hundreds of Agricultural Fires in India

10.30.2014
The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite detected dozens of fires burning in India on October 30, 2014.

21E (Eastern Pacific)

10.30.2014
Twenty-first Eastern Pacific Tropical Depression born on Oct. 30...

2014 Antarctic Ozone Hole Holds Steady

10.30.2014
The Antarctic ozone hole reached its annual peak size on Sept. 11, according to scientists from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Smoke and Haze Over China

10.29.2014
Smoke and haze hang over a large portion of eastern China in this image captured by the Aqua satellite on October 29, 2014.
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Division News

Operation IceBridge: Antarctic 2014

10.27.2014
Nathan Kurtz, Sea Ice Scientist, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, blogs from the Operation IceBridge 2014 Antarctic campaign.

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

06.30.2014
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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Overview

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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