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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This proposal addresses the ROSES-2008 A.19 call for the Earth Science Applications Feasibility Study. We propose an 18-month investigation for 1.3.1 Agriculture and 1.3.2 Air...
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Copahue is a stratovolcano located along the Chile-Argentina border in the Andes Mountain Range and is estimated to have been active for the last 2...
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This project employed the Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite (ICESat) and the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MODIS) to derive sea ice and temperature measurements...
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The Appalachian Mountains are known for their natural forests. However, these forests are under pressure from human activities such as residential development, agriculture and logging...
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Ozone in the stratosphere serves as a boundary that absorbs harmful ultraviolet radiation from the sun. Ozone in the troposphere is hazardous to both human...
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Influenza is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that affects 5-20% of the U.S. population each year, resulting in more than 200,000 hospitalizations...
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This proposal outlines a partnership between NOAA and NASA to promote the use of NASA Earth science research results within NOAA decision support systems in...
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About 8 million acres of forest, range, and crop land are burned annually in the southern United States, mostly for hazard reduction, wildlife habitat improvement...
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This proposal nominates a group of experts in air quality to participate in the SERVIR Applied Sciences Team. The Battelle group, led by Dr. Amy...
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In line with the NRC?s Decadal Survey, NASA is planning the HyspIRI mission, where a hyperspectral imager will be launched in approximately 2013. The purpose...