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Using satellites, lasers, and radar in space, and dedicated researchers on the ground, NASA is studying the Earth's ice and water to better understand how sea level rise might affect us all.
"The Oceans Green Machines" title text with plankton in background
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Earths climate is changing at an unprecedented rate, and as our home planet warms, so does the ocean. Warming waters have big consequences for phytoplankton and for the planet.
Investigating the Climate System: Energy Cycle
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A downloadable PDF lesson plan which explores Earth's energy cycle.
Investigating the Climate System: Weather
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A downloadable PDF lesson plan which explores the role of weather in Earth systems.
Investigating the Climate System: Winds
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A downloadable PDF lesson plan which explores the role of wind in Earth systems.
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A downloadable PDF lesson plan which explores clouds and their role in Earth systems.
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A summary of the GPM Cold-season Precipitation Experiment, which took place in January and February 2012 in Ontario, Canada.
Polar sea ice
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The Water and Energy Cycle Focus Area studies the distribution, transport and transformation of water and energy within the Earth System.
Diagram of the satellites that make up the GPM constellation
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Diagram of the multiple precipitation measurement satellites which comprise the GPM constellation.
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Find out how you can help NASA scientists study different types of snowflakes to learn about the atmosphere and changes in climate.

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