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
By
Timothy "Seph" Allen, NASA Disasters
Ecological Forecasting
By
Aries Keck
Prizes & Challenges
By
Sativa Cruz, NASA Intern
Disasters
By
Jessica Sheaves, NASA Earth Applied Sciences writer
Disasters
By
Timothy "Seph" Allen, NASA Disasters
Health & Air Quality
By
Lia N. Poteet
Disasters
By
Emma Edmund, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
Health & Air Quality
By
Lia N. Poteet