PO.DAAC Data Engineers Ed Armstrong and Wen-Hao Li supported the PO.DAAC booth at the 2016 JPL Climate Day, Sept 21 in Pasadena, California. Over 1000 local students attended this event!
The PO.DAAC tool State of the Ocean (SOTO) (http://podaac-tools.jpl.nasa.gov/soto-2d/soto.html) was demonstrated to these students to show the local and regional oceanography of temperature, winds, ocean color, relationship to hurricanes and other features.
Since 2008, JPL with its collaborators has continued to host Climate Day events, engaging hundreds of educators and thousands of students. The goal is still to aid in the understanding of global change and our individual roles, and to highlight the important contributions that NASA makes to an increased knowledge about this critical issue.
During this free events, students and their teachers learn about the issues and science surrounding global climate change and how NASA is contributing to our understanding of this critical issue. Learn more about the event on NASA/JPL's Climate Day website.