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Claire Parkinson Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

04.19.2018
photo of Claire Parkinson in Antarctica
Claire Parkinson in Antarctica

Claire Parkinson has been elected to the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Founded in 1780, the American Academy serves the nation as a champion of scholarship, civil dialogue, and useful knowledge. As one of the country’s oldest learned societies and independent policy research centers, the Academy convenes leaders from the academic, business, and government sectors to respond to the challenges facing the nation and the world.

Congratulations Claire!

610 Supports "Celebrate Earth Day with NASA" at Union Station

04.19.2018
Many 610 colleagues joined other NASA scientists, educators, and astronauts to demonstrate to the public how NASA gives us a better understanding of our home planet.

World Resources Institute and National Geographic Society launch of Resource Watch

04.11.2018
Stephanie Schollaert Uz was an invited partner to the World Resources Institute launch of Resource Watch at the National Geographic in Washington, DC. 'Open Data in a Closing World’ showcased examples of using Resource Watch to monitor the planet’s pulse using NASA and other data in a user-friendly portal that can be easily shared. The event included accomplished speakers and engaging panel discussions on using technology toward a sustainable future and how to use data to convey narratives from the numbers.
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Overview

The Earth Sciences Division at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center plans, organizes, evaluates, and implements a broad program of research on our planet's natural systems and processes. Major focus areas include climate change, severe weather, the atmosphere, the oceans, sea ice and glaciers, and the land surface.

To study the planet from the unique perspective of space, the Earth Science Division develops and operates remote-sensing satellites and instruments. We analyze observational data from these spacecraft and make it available to the world's scientists. Our Education and Public Outreach efforts raise public awareness of the Division's research and its benefits to society.

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Laura L Winter
301.614.5634
Secretary [610]
Christina L Beeg
301.614.5635
Administrative Assistant [610]

General inquiries about the scientific programs at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center may be directed to the Center Office of Communications at 1.301.286.8955.

                                                                                                                                                                                        
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