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EOSDIS Update—Summer 2021 Quarterly Newsletter is now online!

Find EOSDIS dataset and data tool news, top stories, data and tools announcements, webinars and data recipes, links to new learning resources, and Data User Profiles.

User Profile: Dr. Nadia Smith

Data from NASA’s GES DISC helps scientists like Dr. Nadia Smith build and improve retrieval systems that provide important information to climate scientists and meteorologists around the globe.

Night Lights of UAE and Oman

Image captured on 17 October 2021, by the VIIRS instrument, aboard the joint NASA/NOAA Suomi NPP satellite.

Webinar: Explore GIS Efforts that Enable Earth Science at NASA's GES DISC

Event Date: October 27, 2021

Join us to learn how NASA's GES DISC is working to increase access to NASA Earth science data through interoperable GIS image services such as Web maps, StoryMaps, Web applications, and desktop applications including ArcGIS Pro or QGIS. We will also show you how to access the image service through open science frameworks such as Jupyter Notebooks.

Reading, Writing, and Remote Sensing: NASA Earth Observing Data Go to School

My NASA Data uses NASA Earth observing data to improve data literacy for students in grades 3-12.

NASA Science Mission Directorate (SMD) Scientific Information Policy on Open Science

The policy provides specific guidance for ensuring that all SMD-funded research is fully and openly available.

Webinar: Learn How to Access and Acquire NASA Level-1 Data and Atmosphere Products from LAADS DAAC

Event Date: September 22, 2021

Join us for an overview of NASA's LAADS DAAC, its Level-1 and atmospheric data products, and to explore different options to search, discover, and acquire the data.

New ESDIS Team Members Ensure Users Can Access and Use the Ever-Growing Volumes of NASA Earth Science Data

Expertise and skill of new ESDIS hires will help the project manage the growth of EOSDIS data collections and enhance users’ experience

Nine Space-Agency Partners Join NASA to Expand Global Participation in 10th Annual International Space Apps Challenge

Registration is now open for this year’s virtual hackathon, which will take place October 2-3

SeaHawk Mission Proves CubeSats Are a Viable Option for Collecting Credible Scientific Data

With its high-resolution HawkEye instrument, SeaHawk has shown CubeSats are an inexpensive and timely way to obtain high-quality ocean color data—and it tilts!

ORNL DAAC Releases First GEDI Level 4 Dataset Offering Predictions of Aboveground Biomass Density

New dataset provides the first high-resolution 3D aboveground biomass density estimates for tropical and temperate forests around the globe

Webinar: Toward Analysis Ready Data—Programmatically Discover, Access, and Subset Daymet V4 Data with Python and ArcGIS

Event Date: August 31, 2021

The Daymet dataset provides long-term, continuous, gridded estimates of daily weather and climatology variables across North America. Join us for an introduction to the Daymet Version 4 Data Collection and for a demonstration on how to programmatically discover and subset Daymet data to a region and time period of interest.

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