NASA will soon be changing the file transfer protocol, a system for browsing and retrieving data, now in use on the NASA Sea Level Portal. The agency is retiring 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/
The Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich spacecraft will launch from the U.S. West Coast aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in November.
An international effort has generated new estimates of the impact Earth’s melting ice sheets could have on global sea levels by 2100.
To get the best measurements of Earth's atmosphere, you sometimes have to leave it. This November, the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich spacecraft will do just that.
Researchers have found that the volume of glacial lakes worldwide has increased by about 50% since 1990 as glaciers melt and retreat due to climate change.
Scientists gain new insights into the processes that have driven ocean level variations for over a century.