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Morton and Hoy Support NASA Earth Day Live Shots

Doug Morton (618) and Liz Hoy (618/GST) participated in a NASA Earth Day Live Shots event to discuss NASA Earth Science highlights with television audiences around the country. Overall, Doug and Liz completed interviews with 10 stations including stations in Florida, Texas, Virginia, Utah, Arkansas, Louisiana, and West Virginia – with one of the Florida interviews being in a top 20 TV market.

NBC's Today Show - Intern Interview

GSFC intern Liza Goldberg, along with her mentor, Lola Fatoyinbo, were interviewed on the TODAY show in a segment highlighting her work -- including developing a platform to get NASA data into classrooms called “Cloud to Classroom.”

Earth Matters Blog: Landsat -- Continuing the Legacy

Five decades ago, NASA and the U.S. Geological Society launched a satellite to monitor Earth’s landmasses. The Apollo era had given us our first look at Earth from space and inspired scientists to regularly collect images of our planet. The first Landsat — originally known as the Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) — rocketed into space in 1972. Today we are preparing to launch the ninth satellite in the series.
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The Biospheric Sciences Laboratory studies terrestrial ecosystems and their interactions with the atmosphere using multiscale remote sensing, mathematical modeling, and advanced analytical techniques. This research allows Laboratory scientists to characterize and predict environmental changes due to natural and anthropogenic processes at local to global scales.

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