Film, Video Observing the Living Oceans from Space

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  • Observing the Living Oceans from Space


  • According to oceanographer Gene Feldman, there is no question among scientists that the Earth is changing. Observing the oceans from space enables NASA to monitor the biological consequences of that change and determine how it affects Earth's ability to support life.

Event Date

  • September 22, 2010


  • -  Gene Carl Feldman as been an oceanographer at Goddard since 1985 and has been involved with the production, archiving and distribution of satellite-derived ocean color-data sets. Feldman served 3.5 years as a Peace Corps volunteer in Western Samoa, where he was involved in fish farming, sea-turtle conservation, boat building and village fisheries development. After the Peace Corps, he worked as a fisheries biologist in Seattle, Alaska and San Diego. He then earned a Ph.D. in coastal oceanography from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. The author and co-author of numerous publications, Feldman has also contributed to a large number of programs by the Discovery Channel, National Geographic Society, the Cousteau Society, the Smithsonian and many more.

Running Time

  • 1 hours 2 minutes 53 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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