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
Jacob Reed
Ecological Forecasting
By
Cynthia Hall, NASA Earth Science Data Systems
Capacity Building
Health & Air Quality
By
Jonathan O'Brien
Applied Sciences
Risk & Resilience
By
Lia N. Poteet
Health & Air Quality
By
Lia N. Poteet
Health & Air Quality
Disasters
Open Innovation & Community Applications
Ecological Forecasting
By
Charlie Feinerman, Earth Applied Sciences Program contributing writer
Health & Air Quality
By
Lia N. Poteet