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Explosive Eruption of Hunga Tonga - Hunga Ha'apai Volcano

Image captured on 15 January 2022 by the ABI instrument aboard the GOES-West satellite.

Webinar: Big Things Come in Very Small Packages, SeaHawk—A New Way of Looking at the Ocean

Event Date: January 26, 2022

This webinar will provide an introduction to the SeaHawk/HawkEye CubeSat ocean color mission, show you how to discover, access, and work with SeaHawk data, and walk participants through the process of requesting image scheduling for regions of interest.

EOSDIS Update—Fall 2021 Quarterly Newsletter is now online!

Find EOSDIS dataset and data tool news, top stories, links to webinars and data tutorials and other learning resources, Data Chats, and Data User Profiles.

Data Chat: Alfreda Hall

As Project Manager, Alfreda Hall helps the Commercial Smallsat Data Acquisition Program acquire data from commercial sources in support of NASA's Earth science research and application goals.

User Profile: Dr. Zachary Erickson

Data from NASA’s OB.DAAC helps scientists like Dr. Zachary Erickson study the ocean’s role in the global carbon cycle

Landsat 9 to Provide a Wealth of Data to the Longest Continuous Global Record of Earth Imagery

Launched September 27, Landsat 9 will provide a high-quality and reliable stream of land imaging data for the next 10-plus years.

Webinar: Using Geospatial Data to Evaluate Climate Hazards and Inform Environmental Justice

Event Date: December 8, 2021

Join us for an introduction to two new datasets released by NASA’s Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC): Global High Resolution Daily Extreme Urban Heat Exposure, v1 (1983-2016) and U.S. Social Vulnerability Index Grids, v1 (2000, 2010, 2014, 2016, and 2018). We'll also show you how to access and work with the data using Python and QGIS.

NASA Announces 2021 International Space Apps Challenge Global Award Winners

Ten teams from around the globe took home top honors in the world’s largest hackathon addressing real-world problems on Earth and in space.

NASA to Present the Latest Advances in Earth Science Data Infrastructure and Open Science at the 2021 AGU Fall Meeting

Connect with NASA either in-person or online for the latest information about NASA Earth observation data, missions, and science during this year’s AGU Annual Fall Meeting

Tracking Ocean Plastic from Space

Researchers are using satellite data and machine learning to map microplastic concentrations across the ocean.

2021 Cloud Hackathon Teaches Scientists How to Work with Cloud-Based Data

Mentors from NASA Distributed Active Archive Centers (DAACs) helped scientists improve their skills using NASA cloud-based Earth science data and transition their research workflows to the cloud.

ORNL DAAC Joins NASA’s EOSDIS Earthdata Forum

NASA’s ORNL DAAC has joined the Earthdata Forum, NASA’s interactive platform that gives data users the chance to communicate with and learn from experts.

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