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2015 NASA Science Mission Directorate Calendar
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2015 Schedule of Events at the AGU NASA Booth
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COP-21 Hyperwall Science Stories
PDF icon COP-21 Hyperwall Brochure 2015_508.pdf

The twenty-first Conference of Parties (COP-21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change will take place in Paris, France, November 30 to December 11, 2016. This brochure contains most of the science stories that will be shown on the Hyperwall at COP-21 grouped by theme.

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GLOBE Program Bookmark
PDF icon GLOBE Program (NASA) Bookmark_12 Inch Ruler_508.pdf

The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program connects students, teachers, scientists, and other citizens to learn about the Earth environment and climate through data collection, analysis, and research. These data are entered into an international scientific database via website or with apps, and shared for analysis and research by students and scientists from over 100 countries around the world.

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GLOBE Program Lenticular
PDF icon GLOBE Program (NASA) Lenticular 6 Inch Ruler_508.pdf

The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program connects students, teachers, scientists, and other citizens to learn about the Earth environment and climate through data collection, analysis, and research. These data are entered into an international scientific database via website or with apps, and shared for analysis and research by students and scientists from over 100 countries around the world.

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Great Lakes Ice Cover from MODIS
PDF icon Great Lakes Ice Cover Lenticular_508 Compliant.pdf

This lenticular card shows the daily percentage of the lake area covered by ice as derived using data from NASA’s Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on December 25, 2013, and January 25, February 25, and March 25, 2014. The maximum ice extent occurred on March 6 when 92.5% of the surface of the Great Lakes was covered with ice. This is the second most extensive ice cover observed over the lakes since the satellite record began in 1973.

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Greenland Ice Surface Temperature from MODIS
PDF icon Greenland Ice Surface Temperature from MODIS_Lenticular_508 Compliant.pdf

This lenticular card flips between monthly-average ice surface temperature (IST) of the Greenland ice sheet for July 2012 and July 2013, derived using data from NASA’s Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instruments onboard the Terra and Aqua satellites. In July 2012 approximately 99% of the top layer of the ice sheet melted for a short period of time—the greatest areal extent of surface melting in over 125 years.

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NASA Science Program Support Office Annual Report 2015
PDF icon NASA SPSO 2015 Annual Report PDF (3.8 MB)

During FY2015, the Science Program Support Office (SPSO) supported 24 domestic and international science conferences and public events. Each year the SPSO strives to provide an inspiring and interactive venue, using a unique storytelling approach, that allows a variety of audiences worldwide to connect with NASA Science. The 2015 Annual Report provides a broad overview of these activities, along with details about new Hyperwall stories, publications, social media, key partnerships, and more!

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NASA's Earth-Observing Missions
PDF icon Earth Observing Mission Brochure_2015.pdf

To study the Earth as a whole system and understand how it is changing, NASA develops and supports a large number of Earth-observing missions. This brochure provides an overview of NASA’s operating and future missions as of October 2015.

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North America Snow Cover from MODIS
PDF icon North America Snow Cover from MODIS_Lenticular_508 Compliant .pdf

The images on the front show the extent of North America covered by snow on November 13, 2013, and February 13 and April 13, 2014, as derived using data from NASA’s Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instruments onboard the Terra and Aqua satellites. Snow cover extent peaked in February when approximately 67% of the contiguous United States was covered with snow—282,000 square miles (~730, 400 square kilometers) (roughly the size of Texas) above the 1981-2010 average.

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