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Earth Expeditions Blog: A New Flame- Airborne Campaign the First to Sample Borneo Fire Smoke in Detail

09/16/2019
Read about the Cloud, Aerosol, and Monsoon Processes Philippines Experiment (CAMP2Ex) studying the impact of smoke from fires and pollution on clouds.

Earth Expeditions Blog: A Scavenger Hunt for Fire

08/23/2019
After nearly a month flying missions out of Boise, Idaho, to sample smoke from big wildfires in the western U.S., the Fire Influence on Regional to Global Environments and Air Quality, or FIREX-AQ, is pulling up stakes and moving to America’s heartland — Salina, Kansas, to be exact.

Siberian Wildfires Attract Media Attention

08/16/2019
Santiago Gassó (613/UMD) was recently interviewed by multiple media outlets about the current wildfires in Siberia, dust transport over the North Atlantic, and long-range transport smoke. Articles appeared in such outlets as Forbes, Smithsonian.com, and Australia's ABC World News.

Earth Expeditions: Plumes Go the Distance

07/30/2019
From Alberta, Canada, to Michigan, USA. That’s how far the plumes of smoke traveled in a few short days, from July 21 to July 24. Smoke from wildfires has staying power.

Earth Expeditions: FIre Weather, Pyro Weather

07/29/2019
Each morning Amber Soja gets up at 5:00 a.m. to check the fire weather. She’s an associate scientist from the National Institute of Aerospace based at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Virginia, one of the lead forecasters for FIREX-AQ with one of the most important jobs.

Earth Expeditions: A Visit to the National Interagency Fire Center

07/28/2019
The FIREX-AQ campaign is flying out of Boise, Idaho. The choice of location was no accident. Boise is also home to the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC), the nerve center of all major firefighting operations for the United States. Earlier this week, we took a tour.

Earth Expeditions: The Shady Fire, a Deviation From the Plan

07/27/2019
“It’s nice to have a flight plan to deviate from,” said DC-8 pilot Tim Vest at the debrief on Thursday night. It was just after 10 p.m. and the DC-8 had just returned from a 6-hour flight over a fire they weren’t planning on visiting.

Earth Expeditions Blog: Laying Down with Smoke in the Valley, an Unexpected Camping Trip

07/26/2019
We were ready to fly. We’d heard Tuesday evening that there were two seats open on the DC-8 for the communications team on Wednesday, but as often happens in the field, plans change.

Earth Expeditions Blog: Fires and Smoke with FIREX-AQ: Live from Idaho

07/25/2019
NASA, NOAA and university researchers are on an Earth expedition this summer studying fires and their smoke in the U.S. West. On July 23 from Boise, Idaho, the Fire Influence on Regional to Global Environments and Air Quality or FIREX-AQ, kicked off its study of fire smoke, what gases and tiny particulates are in it, and how they evolve and travel over the course of the fire’s lifespan and beyond.

Earth Matters Blog: Carbon Dioxide Reaches Record Levels, Plus 6 Things to Know About the Greenhouse Gas

06/14/2019
In May 2019, when atmospheric carbon dioxide reached its yearly peak, it set a record.

Notes from the Field Blog: Meet the 88S Expedition Crew

05/30/2019
This winter, our field team of four completed the two-week 88S Traverse in Antarctica in an effort to provide the best means of assessing NASA’s ICESat-2.

Earth Matters Blog: Vanguard II Turns 60

04/23/2019
While the now silent Vanguard II continues to orbit the Earth, its back-up brother has been restored and mounted in the Goddard Space Flight Center’s Earth Sciences building’s atrium.

AIRS/GISTEMP Study Receives News Release and Media Attention

04/17/2019
A recent study by Joel Susskind (610), Gavin Schmidt (611), Jae Lee (613), and Lena Iredell (610.2) confirming global warming trends was featured in a press release from the publisher and articles in publications such as Newsweek, U.S. News & World Reports, and The Washington Post.

Earth Matters Blog: Earth Observation in the Palm of Your Hand

04/08/2019
Join in a citizen science effort to observe, report, and remove mosquito breeding sites in your community.

Earth Matters Blog: Science for the Peeple

03/21/2019
For the first time possibly ever, science writers, school children, and enthusiastic science fans participated in “The World’s Finest Science-Themed Peeps Diorama Contest.” Participants were asked to recreate scenes of scientific discoveries, field work, moments in history, and model organisms— all made with the spring marshmallow treats. With nearly 50 entries to choose from, you now get to vote on which diorama deserves the coveted “Peeple’s Choice Award.”

Notes from the Field: Bringing a National Land Cover Monitoring System to Afghanistan

03/07/2019
Creating a customized service for annual land cover mapping and change analysis in Afghanistan.

Poster Blowout 2019 is in the books!

02/27/2019
photo of people at the poster party

Photos from this year's Poster Blowout are available now. Congratulations to everyone, especially this year's winners!

Earth Matters Blog: A Grand Centennial

02/26/2019
NASA Earth Observatory has existed for just one-fifth the time of Grand Canyon National Park, but over those 20 years, satellites and astronauts have captured some magnificent views of the park from above.

Photo-Essay Book Published

02/20/2019
The Earth Observatory Group (613/SSAI), in collaboration with the NASA HQ Applied Sciences Program, published a new photo-essay book, "Earth." The book is available in various digital formats (web, PDF, ePub, Kindle).

Earth Matters Blog: From Earth with Love

02/14/2019
Heart-shaped features show up across the planet, from the desert in Dubai to a glacier in Greenland.

Earth Matters Blog: Astronauts Photograph Brazil Mine Tailings Disaster

02/12/2019
A few days after we published a Landsat 8 image of a deadly dam collapse and flood in Brazil, astronauts photographed the scene from the International Space Station on February 2, 2019.

Earth Matters Blog: Shutdown Catch Up Edition

02/07/2019
NASA was mostly shut down for January 2019, but Earth wasn’t. In case you missed it, here are some of the big stories we didn’t cover during the impasse.

Notes from the Field: Two year anniversary of CYGNSS on orbit

12/21/2018
The constellation of eight CYGNSS microsatellites reached a milestone today, completing its second year on-orbit.

Notes from the Field: We Made it to Antarctica

12/20/2018
Traveling to Antarctica is no joke even for veterans like Kelly, but especially for first timers like me.

Notes from the Field: Time to Conduct Another 88S Traverse

12/19/2018
It’s that time of year again: Time to conduct another 88S Traverse! We have made it to Antarctica for a second straight year, in support of NASA’s ICESat-2.
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