NASA scientists are in the field and write home to tell about it.July 29, 2014 July 28, 2014 July 22, 2014 July 22, 2014 July 21, 2014 July 21, 2014
Not content with looking at ice from the air, on their day off from flying last week the MABEL and ER-2 team decided to look at ice underground. About a dozen of us went to visit the Permafrost Tunnel Research Facility, a U.S. Army site north of Fairbanks, Alaska, where the crew is based for a summer campaign. read moreJuly 18, 2014 July 17, 2014 July 17, 2014 July 15, 2014
On data visualization and information design on the Earth Observatory.July 29, 2014
Palettes aren’t the only important decision when visualizing data with color: you also need to consider scaling. Not only is the choice of start and end points (the lowest and highest values) critical, but the way intermediate values are stretched between them. read moreJuly 28, 2014
VIIRS Day-Night Band data is spectacular, but takes a little bit of work to visualize. read more
Myths, misunderstandings, and frequently asked questions about climate.