For more than 50 years, NASA has offered unique views and knowledge of Earth through the contributions of the hundreds of Earth explorers across the nation who study the complex interactions among the planet’s air, land, water, ice and life.
Earth science offers many exciting career paths in the geosciences and beyond, from agriculture, chemistry, atmospheric science, and engineering to art, education, and journalism. Women@NASA celebrates the contributions of female Earth Explorers by featuring first-hand accounts of women who have advanced the study of Earth through their careers.
Learn more about how scientists explore the Earth by reading about these fantastic women! Each picture to the right and name below links to the profile of a NASA employee who studies the Earth. Teachers, use these profiles to enhance your science lessons this year. Students, learn about these inspiring women and the paths they took to become Earth Explorers and increase our understanding of this complex planet we call home.
Visit http://climate.nasa.gov/esw2012 to learn more about NASA’s annual celebration of Earth science and to gain access to a variety of resources in English and Spanish relevant to Earth science careers.
Earth Explorers Profiles
Learn more about how scientists explore the Earth by reading about these fantastic women! Each picture to the right and link below signifies a scientist who studies the Earth. Teachers: Use these profiles to enhance your science lessons this year. We hope you find their stories inspiring, for their work may keep our Blue Marble a beautiful vision in the Universe.