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.

ConnectinGEO: Identifying and Prioritizing Gaps in Earth Observations

Communication across in-situ Earth observation networks and data sharing is essential to meeting sustainable development goals.

Listening to the Ocean with NeXOS Passive Acoustic Smart Sensors

International partners develop next generation, web-enabled sensors to monitor a changing ocean.

NeXOS Project Takes Aquatic Sensors to Next Level

NeXOS project helps us look at the ocean, listen to the ocean, and understand the ocean from a fish’s point of view.

Just Deserts: Using Case Studies of Saharan Dust to Improve the Usability of VOCAL

The Cloud-Aerosol LiDAR and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observation (CALIPSO) satellite’s CALIOP sensor generates vertical LiDAR profiles of the atmosphere at a global scale.