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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

Fires in Papua, Indonesia and New Guinea

09.29.2014
According to a NASA story from 2009, "human activities in this area of the world have contributed to the growing fire emissions issue.”

Phanfone (Northwestern Pacific Ocean)

09.29.2014
Newborn Tropical Storm Phanfone triggers warnings in Northwestern Pacific...

NASA Support Key to Glacier Mapping Efforts

09.29.2014
Scientists using airborne radar recently mapped bedrock beneath glaciers in Greenland and Antarctica.

NASA Ocean Data Shows ‘Climate Dance’ of Plankton

09.29.2014
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.

Rachel (Eastern Pacific)

09.25.2014
Satellite catches an oval-Shaped Tropical Storm Rachel...
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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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