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Astronaut Photograph (ISS023-E-026756, 04/22/2010, 800mm) of Venezuela. Credit: NASA

Monitoring Coastal Morphology Using Astronaut Photography

This is a guest post from Amy Jagge, Image Data Scientist, and part of our Johnson Space Center (JSC) Image Detective Science Team More than 63 million people in the southern and eastern United States live near coastlines (National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration. National Coastal Population Report; Population Trends from 1970 to 2020). Include the estimated […]

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Astronaut Photograph (ISS022-E-83669, 03/07/2010, 180mm) Credit: NASA

Analyzing Land Use and Land Cover Change Using Astronaut Photography

This is a guest post from Amy Jagge, Image Data Scientist, and part of our Johnson Space Center (JSC) Image Detective Science Team With CosmoQuest’s Image Detective 2.0 tool, Citizen Scientists around the world have the opportunity to enhance NASA’s Astronaut Photography of Earth database by identifying the center point location of astronaut photos. With […]

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Astronaut Photograph (ISS018-E-24007, 01/28/2009, 800mm) illustrating the morphology of sand dunes in arid southeastern Afghanistan.

Four Types of Scientific Research Benefiting from Citizen Science Enhancements to NASA’s Astronaut Photography of Earth Database

This is a guest post from Amy Jagge, Image Data Scientist, and part of our Johnson Space Center (JSC) Image Detective Science Team Over 2 million photographs acquired from astronauts on board the International Space Station are curated by the Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in a publicly available […]

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Now You Can Make a Contribution to Over 2 Million Astronaut Photos of the Earth taken from Space

This is a guest post from Amy Jagge, Image Data Scientist, and part of our Johnson Space Center (JSC) Image Detective Science Team Astronaut photographs of Earth taken from space give us an entirely new perspective of our planet. Now with CosmoQuest’s new Image Detective 2.0 tool you can become a citizen scientist as you […]

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