Ben Schmidt, who is an assistant professor of history at Northeastern University, has mapped out historical shipping routes.
Forty years representing over a dozen of Earth observation missions by NASA has led to an invaluable archive of satellite imagery and remote sensing data. These mission have gathered data about the Earth including its atmosphere, vegetation, ice, land surface, salinity levels, geology, and temperature. The highlight the datasets developed by […]
NASA Earth Observations (NEO) has overhauled the look of its web site: “NASA Earth Observations (NEO), has a new look and we invite you to try it out! Over 50 different global datasets are represented with daily, weekly, and monthly snapshots, and images are available in a variety of formats […]
Based on measurements from NASA’s Terra spacecraft, a new 3D topographic map has been released as a joint effort by NASA and Japan. The digital elevation model (DEM) was developed from imagery obtained from the Japanese Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer, or ASTER, instrument aboard Terra. ASTER is one of five […]
Global datasets covering observations about the ocean, land, atmosphere, energy, and life are available for exploring and downloading as KMZ or GeoTiff files. The data is processed from MODIS (or Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) which is on the Terra (EOS AM)and Aqua (EOS PM) satellites. The two satellites combined view the entire surface of […]