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The Making of NASA's Global Selfie

The Making of NASA's Global Selfie: On Earth Day, NASA asked people all around the world a simple question – “Where are you on Earth Right Now?” This image was built using 36,422 individual photos that were posted on social media.

Press Releases & Feature Stories

How to Calculate Sea Ice Change

09.02.2014
NASA climate scientist Claire Parkinson shows how math can be used to study satellite measurements of changes in Arctic and Antarctic sea ice.

Algal Growth a Blooming Problem Space Station to Help Monitor

09.02.2014
The green stuff that clouds up fish tanks – it’s not just an aesthetic annoyance.

Norbert (Eastern Pacific)

09.02.2014
Satellite sees Tropical Storm Norbert form off Mexico's west coast....

Dolly (Atlantic/Gulf of Mexico)

09.02.2014
NASA satellites calling "Here You Come Again," Tropical Storm Dolly

Veld Fires in South Africa

08.27.2014
South Africa is entering what is described by the Volunteer Wildfire Services of South Africa as "Cape Fire Season."
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Division News

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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Laura L Winter
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