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The Integrated Multi-satellitE Retrievals for GPM (IMERG) product is created from data collected by the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) constellation of satellites. The GPM Core Observatory is a joint NASA/Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency satellite that launched on February 27, 2014.

November East Coast Snow

A strong storm system brought the first measurable snow to parts of the U.S. East Coast last week. In this image, blue areas indicate frozen precipitation rates ranging from about .1 to 2 mm/hour; green, yellow, and red indicate liquid precipitation rates ranging from .1 to more than 10 mm/hour.


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Bands of snow in Iowa, USA

Image captured on 18 November 2018, by the MODIS instrument, on board NASA's Aqua satellite.

NASA’s NSIDC DAAC Celebrates 40 Years of Modern Satellite Sea Ice Data

The 1978 launch of NASA’s Nimbus-7 satellite carrying the SMMR passive microwave sensor ushered in the modern satellite sea ice data record.

User Profile: Dr. Piyush Agram

Who uses NASA Earth science data? Dr. Piyush Agram, for developing Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) data products.

Zika zone

Knowing a mosquito's terrain may head off a virus.

Webinar: Mapping Global Urbanization from Landsat Data and High-Resolution Reference Data

Event Date: November 14, 2018

Urbanization is an important driver of change across our home planet. Join us to learn about NASA SEDAC data products that provide estimates of global impervious cover and urban extent at a common 30m spatial resolution.

EOSDIS DAACs Work Collaboratively to Improve Access to EOSDIS Data

The effort by multiple DAACs to develop the Earthdata Drive application is another example of how EOSDIS DAACs collaboratively create enterprise-wide solutions to improve the data user experience.

Terra: The Hardest Working Satellite in Earth Orbit

Since 1999, NASA’s Terra Earth observing satellite has completed more than 100,000 orbits. The instrument data from this workhorse satellite has resulted in one of the longest continuous data records of our planet ever recorded from space.

Previous Versions of Worldview Just Can't "Compare"

A new comparison feature in the most recently released version of NASA’s Worldview data visualization application makes it easy to compare two images.

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