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Earth Day

Earth Day is celebrated worldwide every April 22 with events designed to raise awareness about environmental protection. As part of the worldwide Earth Day celebration, NASA is giving you the opportunity to virtually “adopt” a piece of Earth and find out more about your world.

A Million Mile Selfie

This enhanced color image of Earth was created using NASA’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) aboard NOAA's Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite. DSCOVR sits one million miles away, and the EPIC camera takes a full-disk image of Earth every two hours.


NASA's data policy ensures that all NASA data are available fully, openly, and without restrictions. Here's what this means to you.


The Earth Observing System Data and Information System is a key core capability in NASA’s Earth Science Data Systems Program. It provides end-to-end capabilities for managing NASA’s Earth science data from various sources—satellites, aircraft, field measurements, and various other programs.

PO.DAAC UWG Members Gather in Pasadena, CA, for Annual Meeting

The Physical Oceanography DAAC (PO.DAAC) User Working Group (UWG) represents PO.DAAC community needs and provides recommendations for DAAC products and services.

Celebrate Earth Day with NASA at Union Station on Thursday, April 20th

Join NASA to celebrate Earth Day at Union Station in Washington, D.C., and around the world.

Tropical Storm Maarutha

Image captured on 15 April 2017 by the MODIS instrument, on board the Terra satellite.

User Profile: Dr. John Wilkin

Who uses NASA Earth science data? Dr. John Wilkin, to study coastal ocean circulation, marine ecosystem processes, and the occasional rock lobster.

Webinar: R You Ready to Python? An Introduction to Working with Land Remote Sensing Data in R and Python

Event Date: April 27, 2017

Want to learn how to use R and Python to work with remote sensing data? Join us as we demonstrate how to perform basic data preparation, processing, computation, and visualization techniques using ASTER and VIIRS Surface Reflectance data.

The power of particles

Can smoke spark severe tornadoes?

Reverb is Retiring

EOSDIS’s Reverb data search and discovery system retires at the end of 2017, and will be fully replaced by Earthdata Search. Here’s what this means for you.

The Common Metadata Repository: The Foundation of NASA’s Earth Observation Data

The CMR provides fast, efficient search and access to NASA Earth science data and data products for data users around the world.

Global Web Enabled Landsat Data (WELD) imagery added to Worldview

Global composites of 30m resolution Landsat imagery available in Worldview

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