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Wolf Denning Phenology and Reproduction in ABoVE Core Domain, 2000-2017

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2021-03-24
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Spatial distribution of eight wolf study populations used in an assessment (from 2000-2017) of denning phenology in response to climate signals. The base map shows the day of the year representing the NDVI-derived start of the growing season in 2010. 

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Eighteen years of annual gray wolf (Canis lupus) denning spatial information and timing across within the NASA ABoVE Core Domain recently published.

Daymet Developer Remains Among Web of Science's Most Highly Cited

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2021-01-05
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Dr. Peter Thornton studies the interactions of land ecosystems with other components of the Earth's climate system including biogeochemical and physical land-atmosphere feedbacks, and interactions with human systems. 

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For the third consecutive year, Dr. Peter Thornton has been recognized for exceptional research.

High-Resolution Sub-Daily Climate Driver Data for Western US

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2020-11-30
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Four variables for the same 3-hour timestep, December 8, 2015, 12:00 AM to 3:00 AM, a) precipitation flux (kg m-2 s-1) b) air temperature (K) c) shortwave radiation flux (W m-2) d) specific humidity. Source: western_USA_precipitation_3hr_2015-12.nc4

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High-resolution climate data inputs are now available for 11 states in the western U.S.

Recent NASA Article Highlights Daymet

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2020-05-13
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Each black dot on this digital elevation map (DEM) represents a surface weather station in continental North America providing Daymet data in 2010. Additional stations providing Daymet data are located in Puerto Rico and Hawaii.

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Daymet derived annual average of daily minimum temperature, 1980 (left) and 2019 (right), for a subset of North America. Images are scaled from -20 to +20 degrees C.

NASA Earth Observing Data and Tools Aid International Education

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2019-10-07
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Dr. Don McNeil and his students analyzing data in the classroom. The projected wall image on the left shows the result of a MODIS data subset using the ORNL DAAC's Global Subsets Tool. The projected wall image on the right shows thematic maps of daily land surface temperature increase in North and South America and Antarctica using a laterally rotated Mollweide Earth projection. Image courtesy of Dr. McNeil.

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Dr. Don McNeil and students at Prince of Songkla University in Thailand use NASA Earth observing data to study environmental change.