Image from TERRA
Mon, 30 Oct 2017 12:25 EDT

Former Tropical Storm Saola transitioned into an extra-tropical storm on Oct. 29 as it tracked southeast of the big island of Japan.

Image from TERRA
Tue, 24 Oct 2017 11:36 EDT

When Typhoon Lan made landfall in Japan on Oct. 22, the Global Precipitation Measurement mission core satellite or GPM analyzed the storm and added up the high rainfall that it generated.

Image from TERRA
Tue, 24 Oct 2017 09:22 EDT

A new image from the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) instrument on NASA's Terra satellite shows the growing fire scar on the landscape.

ASTER Data

The ASTER website informs a broad audience about ASTER data and products.

ASTER image of Baektu Mountain, Korea

ASTER data are are available from several archives:

ASTER Data Products For Novice Data Users

  • TerraLook – provides access to satellite images for users that may lack prior experience with remote sensing or Geographic Information System (GIS) technology.
  • Data Access Workshop – Collection of presentations that explore where to get ASTER data and how to use NASA sites.

ASTER Data Products For Professional Data Users

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