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Five years after a NASA-funded field study returned to to set up camp once again in the melt zone of the Greenland Ice Sheet, a new study adds to the rich findings from this innovative project.
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In this video you will learn firsthand how investing in the communities that protect our most precious resources results in a reduction of harmful carbon emissions and prevents the need for slash and burn for subsistence.
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To investigate humans’ impact on freshwater resources, scientists have now conducted the first global accounting of fluctuating water levels in Earth’s lakes and reservoirs–including ones previously too small to measu...
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Globally, 2020 was the hottest year on record, effectively tying 2016, the previous record.
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Instead of a symmetrical distribution of energy between the northern and southern hemispheres through the year, scientists have used data from ESA’s Swarm mission, to discover that electromagnetic energy is preferentially channelled to the northern hemisphere.
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In this video, you can hear Landsat's view of crops from space in the form of a song, called a data sonification.
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Watch the replay of Copernicus Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich lifting off from the Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., on Nov. 21, 2020. Copernicus Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich is the first of two identical satellites to provide critical measurements of sea-level change.
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Sea level rise is often spoken of in future terms, including projections for impacts we’re likely to see by the end of the century. But in many communities in the U.S., sea level rise is already a factor in people’s lives in the form of high-tide flooding.
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This week's edition of the Earth from Space program explores the Ganges Delta, the world’s largest river delta, with Copernicus Sentinel-3.
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THE LAST ICE tells the story of the Inuit communities fighting to protect the disappearing Arctic that has been their home for centuries. From National Geographic Pristine Seas, THE LAST ICE premieres on National Geographic Channel this October.