Earth as a System

 

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NASA Video. "NASA Sees Earth, Our Unique Home"

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Custom graphic adapted from image: V0027541EL Leonardo da Vinci. Photograph by E. Desmaisons after a print. Credit: Wellcome Library, London. Wellcome Images This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. http://wellcomeimages.org. Copyrighted work available under Creative Commons Attribution only licence CC BY 4.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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Courtesy Rebecca Adamson, used with permission

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Johann Wolfgang van Goethe at age 79, by Karl Joseph Stieler. Public domain image.

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NPS Photo/Christina Flood. Buffalo River Trail: Steel Creek Overlook

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Khakimullin Aleksandr/Shutterstock

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NASA Photo: NASA Microbiologist Dr. Sarah Wallace in her laboratory

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NASA Scientific Visualization Studio video: Global Temperature Anomalies from 1880 to 2020.

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NPS Photo: Photograph of speleothems

USGS Photo/J. Judd: A peek through a "skylight" into the interior of an active lava tube

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USGS Photo/Jim Valance: Lahar deposit cross section in the Trout Lake lowland, which originated from Mount Adams. Thickness of deposit is about 2.5 m (8 ft).

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Christine Hatch, RiverSmart Communities

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MetOffice UK Video: How do Climate Models Work? (used with permission)

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NASA Image: A 'Blue Marble' image of the Earth taken from the VIIRS instrument aboard the Earth-observing satellite, Suomi NPP. This composite image uses a number of swaths of the Earth's surface taken on January 4, 2012.

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USFWS Image: Black-crowned night-heron on the grassy turf of a wetland.

CC Photo, Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-19000-1918 / CC-BY-SA 3.0: Albert Einstein

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NASA Scientific Visualization Studio video: Global Biosphere data from 1997 through 2017 with corresponding colorbars and date stamp.

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American Geosciences Institute video: Earth's Systems Interact

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NPS Photo/Janice Wei: Hikers viewing lava flow breakouts on the coastal plain at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

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NPS Photo: Rafters challenge the Class III Rocky Ford rapid at Niobrara National Scenic River.

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NPS Photo: A dog team breaking trail in Denali National Park and Preserve.

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NPS Photo: A loon in Echo Lake in Acadia National Park.

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NPS Photo: Clouds on Abiathar Peak, Yellowstone National Park

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NASA Image: Combination of three wavelengths of light from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory shows one of the multiple jets that led to a series of slow coronal puffs on Jan. 17, 2013. The light has been colorized in red, green and blue.

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NASA Scientific Visualization Studio video: Earth, a system of systems

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ETS graphic

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NOAA Photo: Early morning fog on a southern lake

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USFWS Photo/Dave Menke: Immature sage thrasher (Oreoscoptes montanus)

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Public domain image from GLOBE Earth System Science Investigations > Local Connections > Earth Systems in the Local Study Site > Diagramming the Study Site for Others

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USGS Photo/Richard P. Hoblitt

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NASA Image: A 'Blue Marble' image of the Earth taken from the VIIRS instrument aboard the Earth-observing satellite, Suomi NPP. This composite image uses a number of swaths of the Earth's surface taken on January 4, 2012.

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NASA Video/Global Modeling and Assimilation Office: Simulating the Transport of Aerosols with GEOS-5

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Figure from Karl, Thomas R, and Kevin E Trenberth. “Modern global climate change.” Science (New York, N.Y.) vol. 302,5651 (2003): 1719-23. doi:10.1126/science.1090228

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NASA Scientific Visualization Studio video: Solar material twists above the sun’s surface in this close-up captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory on June 7-8, 2016, showcasing the turbulence caused by combative magnetic forces on the sun.

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NASA Graphics: Milankovitch (Orbital) Cycles and Their Role in Earth's Climate

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CC Image, Ervins Strauhmanis: Boiling water

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NASA Scientific Visualization Studio video: Correlation between tropospheric carbon dioxide concentration and seasonal variation of the biosphere

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NPS Graphic

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MetOffice UK Video: What is global circulation? (used with permission)

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PBS Video: The role of ocean currents in climate

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NASA Scientific Visualisation Studio video: The ocean, a driving force for weather and climate

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NASA Earth Observatory Image/Laura Dauphin: False-color imagery illustrates the varied landcover types in and around the Amazon rainforest

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ClimateBits Video (partnership between NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, NOAA, and University of Maryland College Park): El Niño

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NASA Image/Marit Jentoft-Nilsen, based on Landsat 7 data: True-color image of Atlanta, Georgia

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NASA Image/Marit Jentoft-Nilsen, based on Landsat 7 data: Temperature image of Atlanta, Georgia

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Clockwise from top left: US Global Change Research Program, data from Boden et al. 2012, NPS graphic, NASA image, NPS photo

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NASA Image: A 'Blue Marble' image of the Earth taken from the VIIRS instrument aboard the Earth-observing satellite, Suomi NPP. This composite image uses a number of swaths of the Earth's surface taken on January 4, 2012.

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NASA Image: A 'Blue Marble' image of the Earth taken from the VIIRS instrument aboard the Earth-observing satellite, Suomi NPP. This composite image uses a number of swaths of the Earth's surface taken on January 4, 2012.

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NASA Scientific Visualization Studio video: Earth, a system of systems

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Courtesy J Drew Lanham, used with permission

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