User Profile: Rowena Lohman
EOSDIS' “Who uses NASA Earth science data?” user profile series highlights our diverse end-user community worldwide and show you not only how these data are being used for research and applications, but also where these data are being used -- from the plains of West Texas to the Sea of Oman and everywhere in between. You’ll also learn where you can download the data sets in each feature. We’re excited to share our data user’s experiences with you!
Celebrate Earth Day 2015 with NASA!
Join NASA in the nation’s capital to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, April 17-18 on the National Mall and April 21-22 at Washington DC’s Union Station.
Cloud free skies over Italy
Image of Italy on 13 April 2015 from the MODIS instrument on the Terra satellite. Visit Worldview to visualize near real-time data from EOSDIS.
DAAC Image of the Week - Swirls of Color in the Yellow and East China Sea
Image of the East China Sea acquired by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument on board the Aqua satellite on February 24, 2015. This area is one of the most turbid and dynamic ocean areas in the world, due to changes in sea surface temperature, winter winds, tidal currents and varying water depths. Click to view the larger region and read more about the image. The Ocean Color Processing Group (OBPG) DAAC archives and distributes ocean color data.
SEDAC Map of the Week - Low Elevation Coastal Zone (LECZ) Urban-Rural Population and Land Area Estimates of Tianjin, China, 2010
Map of Tianjin, China's 2010 estimates of population density (left) and the low elevation coastal zone (right). The Low Elevation Coastal Zone (LECZ) Urban-Rural Population and Land Area Estimates, Version 2, 2010 data set consists of country-level estimates of urban population, rural population, total population and land area country-wide and in LECZs for the years 1990, 2000, 2010, 2100. Visit SEDAC for more information.
Zebras without borders
Researchers in Botswana use remotely sensed data to study and model the initiation of Zebra migration and the speed of travel to find out how Zebras know when to migrate and how they find ancient migration routes. Click to read more of this Sensing Our Planet article.