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Published in 2014
An ultra-high-resolution NASA computer model has given scientists a stunning new look at how carbon dioxide in the atmosphere travels around the globe. Plumes of carbon dioxide in the simulation swirl and shift as winds disperse the greenhouse gas away from its sources.
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Published in 2017
From the perspective of us here on Earth, clouds are usually pretty boring. Sure, sometimes we spot one that looks cool or see a unique formation that we take a photo of for Instagram and then move on with our lives. But for astronauts and satellite cameras looking down on th eplanet from above,...
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A simple key for identifying clouds.
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This NASA/NOAA cloud chart is in Spanish. View cloud formations and descriptions.
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This satellite image was observed by the NASDA-developed AMSR-E that flies aboard NASA's Earth-observing satellite, Aqua. ASMR-E displays the Earth's color-coded sea-surface temperature. The temperature of ocean areas, which cover about 70% of the Earth's surface, has many impacts on the climate and...
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Published in 2017
This lesson will help students understans the ocean's role in the context of unequal heating of Earth's surface by the Sun and how the ocean redistributes that energy around the planet. Students learn about the large-scale movement of the ocean's waters and the significance of the North Atlantic...
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Published in 2013
Here's a view looking at one year of seasonal transformations on Earth. Made possible by the NASA Visible Earth team.
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Published in 1996
These animations were produced for the Smithsonian Institution's HoloGlobe Exhibit which opened to the public on August 10, 1996 at the Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC. The various data sets show progressive global change mapped onto a rotating globe and projected into space to create a...
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Published in 2013
Time-lapse video with 360 movie panels showing the sky over almost an entire year, from mid-2009 to mid-2010. Videos were shot from the Exploratorium museum in San Francisco, CA.
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Presents visualization of remote sensing data with conceptual scientific animations.
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Award-winning science, math and technology videos for grades K-12.
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Interactively zoom and animate weather satellite images from a variety of geostationary satellites. Features include user selectable point and click sectoring, animation, a variety of map overlays, zoom levels, and map colors.
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As part of a NASA-funded project, NASA is looking for interested citizen scientists to use low-cost air quality sensors to measure particle concentrations in their neighborhood.  The data will be used to help understand differences between estimates using satellite data and that measured using...
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The S'COOL Project involves participants from around the world in real science through making and reporting ground truth observations of clouds to assist NASA Scientists in the validation of Energy Budget related to satellite instruments. Requiring no special instruments to collect data, the project...
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From hot towers to phytoplankton blooms, NASA's cutting-edge hurricane research has been revealing never-before-seen aspects of these giant storms for over a decade. The past three years have seen great progress in the areas of intensity monitoring and 3-D modeling of hurricanes. In 2006, scientists...
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The NASA/GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio has in recent years created animations based on the GISTEMP dataset following the end of the calendar year. The most recent animation available was released in January 2013 and shows the five-year mean anomaly of surface temperature for 1880 through...
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