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The Making of NASA's Global Selfie: 100+ Countries, Thousands of Photos

On Earth Day this year NASA asked, "Where are you on Earth Right Now?" People around the world answered on social media, with self portraits.

NASA's Earth Day #GlobalSelfie

NASA is inviting people all around the world to step outside on Earth Day, April 22, take a "selfie," and share it with the world on social media.
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NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Public Events, Online Activities

NASA will celebrate the 44th anniversary of Earth Day with a variety activities April 21-27 to engage the public in the agency’s mission to better understand and protect our home planet.

Make a #GlobalSelfie with NASA on Earth Day

NASA invites you – and everyone else on the planet -– to take part in a worldwide celebration of Earth Day this year with the agency's #GlobalSelfie event.
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NASA Highlights Mars, Ozone Hole, and the Sun at American Geophysical Union

NASA researchers will present new findings on a wide range of Earth and space science topics next week at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU).
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The Software Systems Support Office (SSSO) provides software engineering and performance optimization services. We provide these services primarily to scientific modelers and users of high performance computing systems at the NASA Center for Climate Simulation (NCCS) at Goddard Space Flight Center and the Advanced Supercomputing Center at NASA Ames Research Center.

SSSO's software engineering expertise includes design, reengineering, unit-testing, and standardization of scientific software. SSSO also supports scientific modelers in the use and adoption of community frameworks such as the Earth System Modeling Framework (ESMF) to promote interoperability and portability. In the area of high performance computing, SSSO’s competencies include parallelization, data-intensive computing & analysis, and advanced numerical algorithms.

SSSO provides custom software engineering and high-performance computing support to NASA-funded researchers. Current clients include the Goddard Institute of Space Studies (GISS), the NASA Unified Weather Research and Forecasting (NU-WRF) project, the Global Modeling Initiative (GMI), the Global Modeling and Assimilation Office (GMAO), and NASA's Modeling, Analysis and Prediction (MAP) program.

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