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Women Earth Explorers

Who are NASA's Earth Explorers?

The elementary school student wondering how El Niño will affect tomorrow's weather. The scientist studying connections between ozone and climate change. And the farmer using satellite pictures to keep track of crops. All of these people are Earth Explorers -- they are all curious about the Earth system. This series will introduce you to NASA Earth Explorers, young and old, with many backgrounds and interests.

The number of women going into the Earth sciences is on the rise. Find out how these NASA women are setting a good example for Earth Explorers of the future:

Lauren Banister

Claire Parkinson

Lin Chambers


In April: Find out how student Earth Explorers are working to understand our home planet.

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Dan Stillman, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies