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User Profile: Dr. David Thoma

Data from NASA’s LP DAAC helps scientists like Dr. David Thoma determine how climate change will impact natural resources on National Park System lands.

Improving NASA Airborne and Field Campaign Data

A recent workshop by NASA’s Airborne and Field Data Working Group gathered valuable feedback to improve the acquisition and use of airborne and field data.

Dust Storm over Iraq

Image captured on 16 May 2022 by the MODIS instrument aboard the Aqua satellite.

Data Chat: Christopher Mishaga

In the Information Technology sector, change is constant. For Information Systems Security Officer Christopher Mishaga, so is the need to protect the infrastructure and the integrity of NASA data.

NASA’s ESMO Project Plays a Large Role in Aqua’s Two Decades in Orbit

Along with NASA engineers, NASA’s Earth Science Mission Operations (ESMO) Project is credited with Aqua’s remarkable longevity in space

Webinar: Advancing Science Capabilities with Data Harmonization - NASA's Harmonized Landsat Sentinel-2 (HLS) Products

Event Date: May 19, 2022

Join us for an introduction to HLS data, services, and tools. We will show you how to find resources to work with the data; visualize, search for, and access the data through NASA Worldview and Earthdata Search; and demonstrate how to use the Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS) tool to visualize HLS data to monitor fires and floods.

Aqua Turns 20

Since 2002, NASA’s Aqua satellite has orbited the Earth more than 100,000 times, and produced one of the longest near-continuous records of Earth observation data ever assembled.

From Terra to Terra Firma

NASA’s Terra mission soon will shift from its operations phase to what NASA terms Phase F: decommissioning. Here's what this means for the upcoming years of this groundbreaking satellite.

VIIRS Instruments Become More Essential As Terra and Aqua Drift from their Traditional Orbits

Recent maneuvers by NASA in February 2020 and March 2021 signal the eventual retirement of the agency's Terra and Aqua satellites, paving the way for the VIIRS instruments of the Joint Polar Satellite System to take the lead in providing critical Earth system observations.

ORNL DAAC Releases GEDI Level 4B Dataset Offering Gridded Estimates of Aboveground Biomass Density

The latest dataset from the GEDI mission provides gridded estimates of aboveground biomass density at greater accuracy and resolution than previously available.

Harmony: Subset, Regrid, and Reproject Data in the Cloud

Harmony, NASA’s Earthdata Cloud Services System, allows users to produce analysis-ready data by subsetting, reprojecting, and converting data to a cloud-optimized format.

EOSDIS Update—Winter 2022 Quarterly Newsletter is now online!

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

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