Image from TERRA
Tue, 01 Jun 2021 14:00 EDT

The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season starts today, June 1. At NASA, we’re developing new technology and missions to study storm formation and impacts, including ways to understand Earth as a system.

Image from TERRA
Thu, 06 May 2021 10:00 EDT

Valley fever is a dangerous threat to human health – and cases are on the rise in the arid southwestern United States, as wind from increasing dust storms can transport the fungal spores that cause the disease. Valley fever is caused by the Coccidioides fungus, which grows in dirt and fields and can cause fever, rash and coughing. Using NASA resear

Image from TERRA
Fri, 23 Apr 2021 11:00 EDT

In a decade filled by record-breaking events including raging wildfires, numerous hurricanes, unseasonal flooding and historically cold temperatures, NASA has continued to learn more about how the planet is changing and the effect it has on Earth’s systems.

Podcasts

Terra Podcasts are courtesy of EarthSky.org.

(Links on this page may leave this site and connect to a non-NASA resource).

  • Dave Pieri on keeping planes safe by watching volcanoes from space
    9/27/2011

NASA Terra 2009 Series:

  • Jeff Key connects polar winds with your local weather
    8/10/2009

NASA Terra 2008 Series:

  • Bruce Wielicki on clouds and Earth’s energy balance
    9/8/2008

  • Gabriele Pfister on pollution from high-latitude wildfires
    9/22/2008

  • Robert Bindschadler on what ice sheets reveal about climate
    9/29/2008

  • Jon Ranson calculates Earth’s carbon budget in a warmer world
    11/10/2008

  • Yang Liu on the intersection of air pollution and public health
    11/24/2008

  • Ilan Koren says Amazon smoke slows formation of clouds, rainfall
    1/5/2009