Starting Date: 01/01/2020 Completion Date: 31/12/2020
The Data Visualization (Eyes on the Earth) team in CE2S2 has started the official translation of NASA’s Eyes on the Earth (Earth Now) into Arabic. This educational interactive application displays the current and future locations of NASA’s Earth-observing satellites and visualizes the data they collect from the Earth in near real-time or from data archives. It allows users to monitor Earth's vital signs such as global surface temperature, sea level, and carbon dioxide concentration in Arabic. It also allows exploration the of the latest Earth events like sandstorms, wildfires, and hurricanes through geo-located satellite images.