Todd Danielson

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What Is NASA’s Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT)? (Mission Overview)

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Soon to be operating from the International Space Station, NASA’s Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT) mission will comprehensively measure the mineral composition of Earth’s mineral dust source reg...

Earth from Space: Scandinavian Peninsula

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This week's edition of the Earth from Space program features an impressive shot of the almost cloud-free Scandinavian Peninsula captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-3 mission.

Meet GEDI! The Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation Sensor Aboard the ISS

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The Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) is a full-waveform lidar instrument that produces detailed observations of the three-dimensional structure of the Earth’s surface. GEDI precisely measures forest can...

The Geocenter of the Earth Is Changing (And Why That Matters)

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At the foundation of virtually all airborne, space-based and ground-based Earth observations is the TRF, or Terrestrial Reference Frame.