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Rolling Stone Interviews Marvel About Climate

09.22.2020
Kate Marvel (611/CU) was recently interviewed by Rolling Stone about this year’s record temperatures, natural hazards, and other key questions scientists investigating.

Universe Today Features Proposal for Artemis Science

09.19.2020
The Universe Today website featured a white paper Igor Aleinov (611/CU), Michael J. Way (611), Christopher W. Hamilton, and James W. Head submitted to the Artemis Science Definition Team of NASA's Science Mission Directorate

Wray Discusses Discovery in Venus Clouds

09.18.2020
Michael Way (611) was interviewed by the Christian Science Monitor about the discovery of phosphine gas in the clouds of Venus.
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Overview

Research at the Goddard Institute for Space Studies emphasizes a broad study of Global Change, the natural and anthropogenic changes in our environment that affect the habitability of our planet. These effects may occur on greatly differing time scales, from one-time forcings such as volcanic explosions, to seasonal/annual effects such as El Niño, and on up to the millennia of ice ages.

The Institute's research combines analysis of comprehensive global datasets, derived mainly from spacecraft observations, with global models of atmospheric, land surface, and oceanic processes. Study of past climate change on Earth and of other planetary atmospheres provides an additional tool in assessing our general understanding of the atmosphere and its evolution.

GISS is located at Columbia University in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of New York City. You can learn more about the institute at the GISS website.

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General inquiries about the scientific programs at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and Goddard Institute for Space Studies may be directed to the Center Office of Communications at 1-301-286-8955.

To contact GISS directly, please call our main office at 1-212-678-5500.

                                                                                                                                                                                        
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