Planet Earth
Museum in Washington, DC

Earth Today

The ability to see Earth from space has forever changed our view of the planet. We are now able to look at the Earth as a whole, and observe how its atmosphere, oceans, landmasses, and life interact as global systems. Earth's atmosphere, hydrosphere, geosphere, and biosphere are dynamic, changing on timescales of days, minutes, or even seconds. Monitoring the Earth in near real time allows us to get an up-to-date picture of conditions on our planet.

Earth Today presents near real time data of the Earth's atmosphere, hydrosphere, geosphere and biosphere.  

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