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GEOS-5 Derived Meteorological Conditions Interpolated to Airborne Flight Tracks

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2021-12-08
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 An example of aerosols (Salt, Dust, and Carbon and Sulfates) modeled by the Goddard Earth Observing System Version 5 (GOES-5) on 12/27/2020, image source NASA.

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Modeled meteorological conditions and tagged-CO tracer concentrations along ATom flight paths.
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New Tutorial for Exploring GEDI L4A available

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2021-10-28
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The Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) instrument provides high resolution laser ranging of Earth's forests and topography from the International Space Station (ISS).

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A third tutorial for exploring the GEDI L4A Footprint Level Aboveground Biomass Density dataset is now available.

First GEDI Level 4 Biomass Data Highlighted by NASA's Earthdata

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2021-08-26
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Example subset of aboveground biomass density (AGBD; Mg ha-1) predictions from the GEDI Level-4A footprint product over Northern California, USA, spanning April to July 2019. GEDI footprints are spaced 60m along track and 600m across-track.

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GEDI L4A Footprint Level Aboveground Biomass Density, Version 1 released.

Multispectral Imagery, NDVI, and Terrain Models, north of Fairbanks, AK, 2019

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2021-06-13
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Color infrared image of Big Trail Lake in the Goldstream Creek Valley north of Fairbanks, Alaska. Ground control points (yellow triangles) surround the lake. Image was produced from NIR (red), red (green), and green (blue).

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Very high resolution multispectral reflectance imagery, normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI), and digital surface and terrain models for a 0.5 km2 area surrounding Big Trail Lake (BTL) with soil collar locations for measuring carbon flux.

Methane Ebullition Hotspot Locations in Frozen Lakes near Fairbanks, Alaska

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2021-06-06
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Location of 15 lakes surveyed for methane ebullition hotspots (green points) north of Fairbanks, AK, on October 8, 2014. Inset shows detail of Eagle Lake with locations of 43 hotspots (red points) detected by openings in lake ice.

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Locations and number of methane ebullition hotspots in frozen lakes in the southern portion of the Goldstream Valley and surroundings near Fairbanks, Alaska.

GEDI Level 3 Data Highlighted by NASA's Earthdata

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2021-04-11
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The GEDI instrument onboard the ISS uses three lasers split into eight tracks that fire 242 times per second illuminating a 25-meter footprint of the Earth's surface.

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GEDI Level 3 gridded estimates of canopy height, ground elevation, and laser footprint counts from the instrument's full waveform lidar from the International Space Station. Image Credit: NASA's GSFC.

The First Campaign of NASA's Delta-X Mission is Now in Progress

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2021-04-05
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The Channel Team's water filtering lab inside a local cabin. The team will process 800 liters of water to extract as little as ~100mg of material found in a liter of Mississippi water.

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NASA's Delta-X Mission combines airborne remote sensing and field measurements to analyze water levels, vegetation, and sediment to understand how and where the Mississippi River Delta is changing.

Daymet Version 4 Data Products highlighted by NASA's Earthdata

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2021-01-28
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A regional view of Daymet V4 daily total precipitation over 2 days during the time period that Hurricane Harvey made landfall in August of 2017.

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Daymet Version 4's improved algorithm and sensor timing and bias corrections result in more accurate and precise data.