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April 12, 2017
NASA's new Black Marble image of the Earth at night.
NASA scientists are releasing new global maps of Earth at night, providing the clearest yet composite view of the patterns of human settlement across our planet.

 

April 5, 2017
Group photo of the attendees of the 2017 Ambassador Dialogue on Disaster Risk Reduction across the Americas.
On April 5, 2017, the Embassy of Costa Rica in the United States hosted an Ambassador-level Dialogue on Disaster Risk Reduction across the Americas. The goal of the dialogue was to build cohesion, promote strong partnerships amongst stakeholder countries, and build on the emphasis of science and technology in disaster risk reduction, as called for under the SENDAI framework. The event, which was facilitated by the NASA Disasters Program, with participation from NOAA and USGS leadership, also highlighted the important role that Earth Observations and remote sensing imagery and data have in...