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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, May 21, 2024
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
GESTAR II Seminar
Too much and too little water: Using hydrometeorological modeling to characterize and understand water extremes
Dr. Mimi Hughes, Research Meteorologist, NOAA’s Physical Sciences Laboratory
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Tuesday, May 21, 2024
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Mesoscale Atmospheric Processes Laboratory Seminar
Precipitation measurements, storms and power outages: keeping our lights on during natural disasters
Dr. Diego Cerrai, Professor, University of Connecticut, Civil and Environmental Engineering
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Wednesday, May 22, 2024
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Artificial Intelligence Town Hall
Join us for an Artificial Intelligence Town Hall hosted by Administrator Bill Nelson and Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy.
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Data in Harmony: NASA's Harmonized Landsat and Sentinel-2 Project

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Landsat 2023 - A Year in Review

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ExtraDimensional - The Fusion of Landsat & GEDI Data

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Wildfires 101: How NASA Studies Fires in a Changing World

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