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Piers Sellers In Greenland

05.13.2016
Piers Sellers' recent trip to Thule, Greenland, is featured in The New Yorker.

Earth Expeditions: Eight New Campaigns in 2016 Span the Planet

04.04.2016
NASA’s Earth Observatory brings you a new view of Earth from above every single day. You also need granular observations that can only be gathered from the ground. And that’s the job of many NASA researchers who embark on expeditions each year, traversing land, air, ice, and sea.

Piers Sellers' CNN interview

03.22.2016
Dr. Piers Sellers appeared as a special guest on CNN's "Fareed Zakaria GPS" for a segment about climate change. You can see the interview at this CNN link.
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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.

Contact Us

Laura L Winter
301.614.5634
Secretary [610]
Christina L Beeg
301.614.5635
Administrative Assistant [610]

General inquiries about the scientific programs at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center may be directed to the Center Office of Communications at 1.301.286.8955.

                                                                                                                                                                                        
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