Who are the Earth Explorers and what does it take to become one of them?
Earth Science Week 2012: Discovering Careers in the Earth Sciences focused on this very question: the story of the thousands of Earth Explorers who contribute to our understanding of the planet.
During October 14-20, 2012, NASA introduced students of all ages to an incredible group of NASA Earth explorers – from scientists and engineers, to multimedia producers, educators and writers. Find out about their careers, why and how they study the planet and what their typical day is like.
With a collection of articles, resources about events, blog posts, transcripts of Twitter interviews, and educational products in English and Spanish, the NASA Earth Science Week 2012 website http://climate.nasa.gov/esw2012 is your one-stop source for Earth science careers.