Tracking a Changing Planet: The National Academies Releases its Decadal Survey on Earth Observations from Space

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has released the decadal survey for Earth sciences and applications from space, an ambitious road map to guide investments in Earth observation programs over the next 10 years.

SciShow and MinuteEarth Changing the Way Science is Communicated

Two YouTube channels aim to teach others about the way we see and understand our world.

SELFI: NASA’s Pursuit of Life on Saturn’s Enceladus

A new instrument will study the plumes of Saturn’s small moon, telling scientists more about the possibility of life in its global ocean.

CaféUSA Pours a Good Story During GEOWeek 2017

To many, the concept of an Earth observation is removed, something done by people in labs with expensive equipment. A U.S. team including members from NASA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and U.S. Agency for International Development attended the GEO-XIV Plenary and attempted to show attendees that Earth observations affect people on a daily basis.

The 5,000 Star View: How Social Media is Helping to Save the Night Sky

Two photographers/filmmakers have taken a unique approach to raising awareness of skyglow, the unintended harmful effects of light pollution.

The Space Geodesy Project: Surveying the World

The Space Geodesy Project makes exact measurements of locations and distances on Earth from sites across the globe.

#Aurora: How Twitter is Illuminating Scientists’ Understanding of the Northern Lights

Scientists at NASA are using Twitter to track and learn about the polar lights.

The Long Road from Idea to Reality for the NeXOS Project

October brings the end of a four-year NeXOS initiative to develop the next generation of web-enabled smart sensors. Funded by the European Commission 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development, the initiative set out to deliver “The Ocean of Tomorrow” by way of a multi-disciplinary effort to observe the ocean and its inhabitants with […]

Saildrones, Canoes, and Smartfins at Oceans 17

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Earthzine is covering the Oceans 17 conference in Anchorage, Alaska.

Anchorage Bound: IEEE Earthzine Delivers Third Year of Live Coverage from Oceans 17

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IEEE Earthzine’s third year of live coverage at Oceans 17 in Anchorage, Alaska, begins Sept. 18.

The Legacy of Cassini as it Comes to a Crashing End

Cassini will dive into Saturn this month, leaving a rich legacy of ground-breaking data.

All the Light We Cannot See: Deploying Optical Sensors to Study the Ocean

Hyperspectral cavity absorption sensors allow scientists to understand ocean microalgae cycles.