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Román Gets BOLD

10/19/2018
From more than 300 applications, Miguel Román (619) was selected to serve as a plenary speaker during this year’s ‘BOLD: A Federal Innovators Showcase’ –https://www.govexec.com/feature/fedstival-2018-boldthursday/ Román’s talk, entitled: ‘Puerto Rico from Space: The Role of @NASAEarthData in Strengthening Community Disaster Resilience After Hurricane Maria’ presented use cases that illustrate how NASA’s Black Marble product suite is being used by end-users worldwide to advance universal energy access, sustainable livelihoods, and resilient cities. Román’s talk also provided a summary of the Island Communities and Areas of Intensive Risk (Island CAIR) effort, which focuses on community resilience projects across Puerto Rico. The Island CAIR project is an interdisciplinary effort supported by NASA’s Disasters Program, which comprises stakeholders from across local governments, civil society groups, NGOs, federal agencies, philanthropies, and academic institutions.

Black Marble Science Team's work featured in The Economist

04/14/2018
An article in this week’s The Economist magazine features work from NASA’s Black Marble Science Team following the recovery of Puerto Rico’s energy sector six months after Hurricane Maria struck the US Territory

"Syria from Space" nominated for One World Media award

04/09/2018
A contributing article between BBC Arabia and NASA’s Black Marble science team (619), entitled “Syria from Space”, was recently nominated for the prestigious One World Media award under their ‘"Digital Media’ category. Established in 1988, the One World Media awards recognize the best media coverage of the developing world, reflecting the social, political and cultural life of people around the globe. The awards, to be announced at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) later in June, highlight the unique role of journalists and filmmakers in bridging the divide between cultures worldwide and raising awareness of underreported issues and stories.

Poster Blowout 2018

02/05/2018
Note from the Director:
I would like to thank the Director’s Science Committee for putting on an amazingly successful event where scientists and engineers across Goddard shared their work and made new contacts. The interdisciplinary interactions were especially exciting and crossed all four science disciplines.
Best,
Colleen


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Earth Matters Blog: How to Pan-sharpen Landsat Imagery

06/13/2017
Read this guide to learn how to double the resolution of a Landsat image.

Blog: Have Your Satellite Imagery and Eat It, Too!

01/27/2017
If you have ever browsed Earth science imagery and data using the online tool Worldview, then you have also used GIBS, Global Imagery Browse Services. GIBS is like a gear behind a clock face, a mechanism that keeps the hands moving. Schmaltz and his colleagues rely on it daily as they assemble images of our dynamic planet.

Kirschbaum and Roman Named as Presidential Early Career Award Recipients

01/10/2017
Dalia KirschbaumMiguel Roman
Dalia Kirschbaum and Miguel Roman of the Earth Sciences Division have been named recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.

Kirschbaum and Roman, along with 100 other researchers, were named by President Barack Obama for this award, the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers.

The awardees are selected for their pursuit of innovative research at the frontiers of science and technology and their commitment to community service as demonstrated through scientific leadership, public education, or community outreach.

Science Jamboree event photos

08/04/2016
The 2016 Science Jamboree was a great success! A collection of 50 photos from the event are available now.

ESD Supports White House Initiative

04/07/2015
Dr. Curt Tilmes and the Climate Data Initiative team supported the White House release of the Climate Data Initiative Human Health theme, to "Protect Communities From the Impacts of Climate Change." This release adds 150 health-relevant datasets to climate.data.gov.

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.

Congratulations to Dr. Miguel Román

03/01/2013
Congratulations to Dr. Miguel Román for his election as Vice Chair of the Land Product Validation (LPC) sub-group of the Committee for Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) Working Group on Calibration and Validation (WGCV). In his new role, Dr. Román will help foster and coordinate international validation activities for satellite-derived land products, develop international validation protocols, promote data sharing, and ensure that data and results are available to the user community

Create NASA Earth Day Video, Win Seats to Launch

04/22/2012
To mark Earth Day 2012, we are inviting you to create your own compelling video vision of NASA's exploration of Earth. You could be selected to view the launch of an upcoming Earth science mission in person! Deadline is May 31, 2012.
Patrick Lynch
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