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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Team: Wangdrak Dorji (Project Co-Lead), Tenzin Wangmo (Project Co-Lead), Karma Dorjee, Sonam S Tshering
Summary: Agriculture is an important sector in Bhutan, accounting for 19.2% of… Read More
Identifying key biodiversity areas is crucial to understanding how endangered species populations react to changes in climate and urbanization. The project focuses on the fluctuations in occupied and available tiger (Panthera tigris) habitat in relation to key biodiversity… Read More
Early harvest information helps drive the national budget in Argentina, providing valuable planning information to identify potential food-insecure regions, anticipate transportation and storage demands,… Read More
The Cyanobacteria Assessment Network is a multi-agency project among the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and U.S. Geological Survey to develop an early warning indicator system… Read More
Water utility managers face the difficult daily task of safeguarding the public health and complying with state and federal water quality regulations, while minimizing costs and environmental impacts. Add to that continued water quality degradation from human activities,… Read More
A changing climate has the potential to affect both agricultural productivity and global levels of biodiversity. In the agricultural context, the ability to rapidly identify more water-efficient and… Read More