NASA Facts. Mission to Planet Earth: The Rescoped Earth


Entry_ID: GCRIO 094 GCRIO_Inventory: 2 Entry_Title: NASA Facts. Mission to Planet Earth: The Rescoped Earth Observing System (EOS) Document_Author: None Agency_Name: NASA>National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Start_Date: 1993-06-01
Group: Summary
Audience_Interest_Guide: General Interest

This fact sheet provides a short summary of the restructured EOS program. It
discusses: the number of instruments which will fly on the EOS platforms; key
research areas; Spacecraft names, launch dates, classes and purposes; and the
storage of data at Distributed Active Archive Centers (DAACs).
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Group: Data_Center
Data_Center_Name: "NASA Office of Mission to Planet Earth"
Dataset_ID: NF-184
Group: Data_Center_Contact
Last_Name: None
First_Name: None
Email: None
Phone: (301) 286-8955
Fax: (301) 286-1738
Group: Address
Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771
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End_Group
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Storage_Medium: 4 pages of printed matter (Fact Sheet)
Parameter: Atmospheric Composition > Aerosols
Parameter: Atmospheric Composition > Air Quality
Parameter: Atmospheric Composition > Ash
Parameter: Atmospheric Composition > Carbon Dioxide
Parameter: Atmospheric Composition > Chlorofluorocarbons
Parameter: Atmospheric Composition > Clouds
Parameter: Atmospheric Composition > Contaminants
Parameter: Atmospheric Composition > Humidity
Parameter: Atmospheric Composition > Methane
Parameter: Atmospheric Composition > Nitric Acid
Parameter: Atmospheric Composition > Nitrogen
Parameter: Atmospheric Composition > Nitrogen Dioxide
Parameter: Atmospheric Composition > Oxygen
Parameter: Atmospheric Composition > Ozone
Parameter: Atmospheric Composition > Trace Elements
Parameter: Atmospheric Composition > Trace Gases
Parameter: Atmospheric Composition > Tracers
Parameter: Atmospheric Composition > Water Vapor
Parameter: Atmospheric Dynamics > Altitude
Parameter: Atmospheric Dynamics > Atmospheric Temperature
Parameter: Atmospheric Dynamics > Cloud Types
Parameter: Atmospheric Dynamics > Evaporation
Parameter: Atmospheric Dynamics > Evapotranspiration
Parameter: Atmospheric Dynamics > Geopotential Height
Parameter: Atmospheric Dynamics > Heat Flux
Parameter: Atmospheric Dynamics > Humidity
Parameter: Atmospheric Dynamics > Paleoclimate Studies
Parameter: Atmospheric Dynamics > Precipitation
Parameter: Atmospheric Dynamics > Pressure
Parameter: Atmospheric Dynamics > Solar Radiation
Parameter: Atmospheric Dynamics > Storms
Parameter: Atmospheric Dynamics > Winds
Parameter: Biological Entities > Surface Vegetation
Parameter: Earth Radiative Processes > Albedo
Parameter: Earth Radiative Processes > Brightness Temperature
Parameter: Earth Radiative Processes > Heat Flux
Parameter: Earth Radiative Processes > Irradiance
Parameter: Earth Radiative Processes > Radiance
Parameter: Earth Radiative Processes > Solar Activity
Parameter: Earth Radiative Processes > Temperature
Parameter: Earth Radiative Processes > Thermal Inertia
Parameter: Geodynamic Features > Terrain Elevation
Parameter: Geodynamic Features > Volcanoes
Parameter: Geography and Land Cover > Elevation
Parameter: Geography and Land Cover > Glaciers
Parameter: Geography and Land Cover > Ice
Parameter: Geography and Land Cover > Lakes
Parameter: Geography and Land Cover > Rivers
Parameter: Geography and Land Cover > Snow
Parameter: Geography and Land Cover > Surface Vegetation
Parameter: Geography and Land Cover > Surface Water
Parameter: Geography and Land Cover > Topographic Data
Parameter: Ocean Composition > Biomass
Parameter: Ocean Composition > Carbon Dioxide
Parameter: Ocean Composition > Chemical Tracers
Parameter: Ocean Composition > Chlorophyll
Parameter: Ocean Composition > Nitrate
Parameter: Ocean Composition > Nitrite
Parameter: Ocean Composition > Nitrogen
Parameter: Ocean Composition > Nutrients
Parameter: Ocean Composition > Organic Matter
Parameter: Ocean Composition > Oxygen
Parameter: Ocean Composition > Phosphates
Parameter: Ocean Composition > Phytoplankton
Parameter: Ocean Composition > Pigment Concentration
Parameter: Ocean Composition > Pollutants
Parameter: Ocean Composition > Sea Ice
Parameter: Ocean Composition > Trace Elements
Parameter: Ocean Composition > Upwelling
Parameter: Ocean Composition > Zooplankton
Parameter: Ocean Dynamics > Bathymetry
Parameter: Ocean Dynamics > Brightness Temperature
Parameter: Ocean Dynamics > Currents
Parameter: Ocean Dynamics > Primary Production
Parameter: Ocean Dynamics > Sea Level
Parameter: Ocean Dynamics > Sea Surface Height
Parameter: Ocean Dynamics > Swell
Parameter: Ocean Dynamics > Tides
Parameter: Ocean Dynamics > Waves
Parameter: Ocean Dynamics > Winds
Parameter: Radiance and Imagery > Infrared
Parameter: Radiance and Imagery > Microwave
Parameter: Radiance and Imagery > Radio Wave
Parameter: Radiance and Imagery > Visible
Parameter: Solar Properties > Events
Parameter: Solar Properties > Sunspots
Discipline: Earth Science > Atmosphere
Discipline: Earth Science > Land
Discipline: Earth Science > Ocean
Location: Global
Keyword: NASA
Keyword: EOS
Keyword: earth observation
Keyword: climate change
Keyword: space programs
Keyword: space missions
Keyword: satellite instruments