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Thu, 05 Nov 2020 13:05 EST

Annapolis, Maryland; Norfolk, Virginia; and Miami were originally built and mapped to provide enough protection against flooding, but sea level rise has caused that buffer to shrink.

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Thu, 22 Oct 2020 11:00 EDT

NASA scientists are combining data from water samples containing fish DNA with satellite data to find native fish and identify their habitats.

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Fri, 25 Sep 2020 10:00 EDT

The August Complex Fire and others this fire season have been sending far-reaching plumes of wildfire smoke into the atmosphere that worsen air quality in California and beyond. Predicting where that smoke will travel and how bad the air will be downwind is a challenge, but Earth-observing satellites can help.

GLOBE Cloud Challenge: Oct. 15

Do you like clouds? Like to help scientists look at MODIS data a little differently…from below?  Then join citizen scientists around the globe in the Fall Cloud Challenge. Download the GLOBE Observer app, after registering, tap the clouds protocol icon, and then follow the prompts within the app. Before you know it, you’ll be a cloud expert and be providing valuable data from the ground about what’s up in your sky. The Fall Cloud Challenge runs October 15 – November 15, 2019.

https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/blogs/earthmatters/2019/10/04/nasa-globe-fall-data-challenge-whats-up-in-your-sky/