Commercially-harvested oysters are a significant ecological and economic driver in multiple coastal regions throughout the world. In the last decade, the Mississippi Sound has seen a rapid decline in… Read More
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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Objectives of this project are to achieve operational sustainability (> Application Readiness Level 7) for government water management agencies in South Asia (Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh) for the following:
1) Satellite (GPM/TRMM) Precipitation and Model-based… Read More
Nearly three quarters of Lassen Volcanic National Park (LVNP) is designated as Wilderness under the Wilderness Act of 1964, meaning it is to be managed "to preserve its natural conditions… with the imprint of… Read More
Along the Colorado Front Range, the importance of forest management has gained significant attention due to uncharacteristically intense fires that burned late in 2020. The Cameron Peak Fire, the largest in… Read More
End Users / Partners: E&J Gallo Winery, National Grape & Wine Initiative, Almond Board of California.
Project Description: The proposed project will refine and apply a multi-scale remote sensing toolkit for mapping crop water… Read More
Using remote sensing and Earth system models to improve air quality and public health in megacities
The primary goal of this project is to use NASA retrievals of boundary-layer concentrations of ammonia (NH3) from the Crosstrack Infrared… Read More
Jobos Bay is located on the southern coast of Puerto Rico, which is known for intense hurricane seasons and increased seasonal storm surge. Scientists at Jobos Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (JBNERR)… Read More