Read stories about how Applied Sciences program areas and projects have an impact on people every day — both in the United States and around the world.

Whether it’s to better understand current management practices and maintain more diverse wetland habitats, protect public health after a two-week fire created an unhealthy smoke cloud or help farmers plant cover crops to stem the flow of harmful runoff into the Chesapeake Bay — NASA Earth-observing data can be used for various issues communities face around the world.

These are just a few examples of the Program’s impact. Immerse yourself in these and other stories to experience our work firsthand.

Disasters
Disasters
Author
Jacob Reed
Capacity Building
Author
Danielle Quick, Amanda Clayton, Stephanie Burke, and Karen Allsbrook, NASA Earth Applied Sciences, NASA DEVELOP
Disasters
Author
Jacob Reed
Applied Sciences
Author
Cynthia Hall, NASA Earth Science Data Systems
Capacity Building
Health & Air Quality
Author
Jonathan O'Brien
Applied Sciences
Author
Lia N. Poteet
Water Resources
Author
Aries Keck
Capacity Building
Author
Leah Kucera