Biospheric Sciences
 

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, May 29, 2024
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Special Seminar: An Introduction to Equity as an Environmental Justice KPI
Please join us for a special seminar presented by Christian Braneon (Code 611) in observation of Intersectional Environmentalism Day (May 28).

Please stay tuned for more details as we get closer to the event.
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Wednesday, May 29, 2024
03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Scientific Colloquium
Detecting Gravitational Waves with Pulsar Timing: Updates from NANOGrav and the IPTA
Thankful Cromartie (Naval Research Laboratory)
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Wednesday, May 29, 2024
06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
New Date: Bird Walk
Rescheduled from May 15.

With spring migration in full swing, join us for a relaxing bird stroll at Patuxent National Wildlife Refuge. We hope to have other colleagues, including from the 600-wide retreat and the Goddard Photo Club picnic, join us as well.
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Featured Videos

Data in Harmony: NASA's Harmonized Landsat and Sentinel-2 Project

NASA's Harmonized Landsat and Sentinel-2 (HLS) project is a groundbreaking initiative that combines data from Landsats 8 & 9 with the European Space Agency's Sentinel-2A & 2B satellites.

Landsat 2023 - A Year in Review

Let’s take a look at the Landsat program 2023. Plus, a sneak peek at what the future holds with Landsat Next.

ExtraDimensional - The Fusion of Landsat & GEDI Data

Here's a look into some of the ways Landsat and GEDI data are being harnessed to help us better understand the complex relationship between humanity and nature.

Wildfires 101: How NASA Studies Fires in a Changing World

From forest floor to space, NASA scientists and collaborators are advancing tools and methods to predict, remotely detect, and ultimately mitigate wildfires.

 

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