NASA Earth Observatory
2022-04-08 | Dr. John Hopkins
One of our favorite online feeds is from the NASA Earth Observatory along with their Image of the Day. After catching a recent article on the San Luis Valley, we thought that our loyal subscribers might be interested in some of the incredible material that NASA offers on a daily basis.
“The Earth Observatory’s mission is to share with the public the images, stories, and discoveries about the environment, Earth systems, and climate that emerge from NASA research, including its satellite missions, in-the-field research, and models.”
Earth Observatory GIS browser – A global map index of thousands of images—one can go direct to Colorado and see more than seventy feature articles covering natural hazards, geology, atmospheric science, and other subjects.
Global Maps – A wide range of maps compiled from satellite data.
Feature Articles – Covering many important topics such as remote sensing, atmosphere, snow & ice, water, and life.
NASA EO blogs – Incredibly informative nuggets of research into the natural world, including several topical blogs:
Earth Matters – Includes in-depth reports on everything from Astronaut Photography to Where on Earth?
Notes From the Field – Stories about how NASA conducts its scientific work and the technologies that make it all possible.
EO Kids – Written for audiences aged 9 to 14, it has many educational features.
Climate Q&A – Includes in-depth answers to common questions about the global climate.
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