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This work seeks to improve existing meteorological, air quality and smoke forecasting systems by infusing them with NASA Earth System Science results. The projects proposed...
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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has developed a Decision Support System (DSS) under the Coral Reef Watch (CRW) program to forecast environmental stress...
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This proposal represents a collaborative multi-agency effort to improve decision-making on management of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail (A.T.) by providing a coherent framework for...
Recent studies have demonstrated the utility of nighttime environmental products derived from the Suomi-NPP Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite’s (VIIRS) Day/Night Band (DNB) to develop...
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The Great Basin ecoregion in the western United States represents one of the last large expanses of wild lands in the nation. However, due to...
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Coastal regions in the northern Gulf of Mexico such as the Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas coast are under the NASA measurements) will be integrated into...
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We propose to enhance the operations of the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET), the US Agency for International Development (USAID) decision support system...
Timely and accurate information on weekly crop progress and development is essential to a dynamic agricultural industry in the U. S. and the world. By...
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We propose to design and implement an Observation System Simulation Experiment (OSSE) testbed for obtaining space-borne high resolution soil moisture data in support of the...
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Mountain Pine Beetle (MPB)-induced changes in forest structure and hydrology are currently not accounted for in available fire management tools, but add significant complexity to...

Identifying drought-prone areas and developing an early warning system for crop damage. Protecting biologically diverse areas of the National Park System with a trail monitoring tool. Confirming flooded areas to better inform decision-makers during a disaster.

Each program area supports a variety of projects that utilize Earth observations to identify challenges around the world and create innovative solutions. Our portfolio demonstrates the benefits of using NASA Earth observations to enhance decision-making and improve life on Earth.

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