Image from TERRA
Fri, 05 Apr 2019 10:52 EDT

Dozens of fires were burning on Cuba on April 04, 2019, and were detected by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Terra satellite.

Image from TERRA
Mon, 01 Apr 2019 11:06 EDT

Kansas has a ritual in the springtime--the annual burning of the tallgrass prairies.

Image from TERRA
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 14:11 EST

Australia's record-breaking summer heat is contributing to the outbreak of bushfires in the Victoria territory.

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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