NASA changed the file transfer protocol, a system for browsing and retrieving data, now in use on the NASA Sea Level Portal. (For example, this applies to those who want to access global mean sea level data on this page.) The agency retired the current FTP service, available on PO.DAAC, on June 3, 2019, and is recommending that users switch to authenticated HTTPS. This will require creating a NASA Earthdata login profile. For help with HTTPS: https://podaac-tools.jpl.nasa.gov/drive/.
Among the several being recognized by the American Geophysical Union are three from JPL, one of whom is also on the NASA Sea Level Change Team.
Topics of discussion include upcoming NASA Earth science launches, the scientific discoveries Perseverance’s investigations on Mars, and updates from the Juno mission.
The Surface Water and Ocean Topography spacecraft enters the home stretch as an international team prepares this next-generation satellite for launch in 2022.
With a click, NASA's new SEA tool provides a snapshot of sea-level change for locations around the planet.
As satellites collect larger and larger amounts of data, engineers and researchers are implementing solutions to manage these huge increases.