Image from TERRA
Tue, 24 Aug 2021 13:05 EDT

Smoke from several large wildfires burning in Northern California can be seen traveling miles into the atmosphere.

Image from TERRA
Fri, 20 Aug 2021 12:00 EDT

Drought is a natural part of the climate cycle, but as Earth’s atmosphere continues to warm due to climate change, droughts are becoming more frequent, severe and pervasive. Ranchers throughout the U.S. are using data from NASA and others to care for their herds and the land during drought conditions.

Image from TERRA
Thu, 19 Aug 2021 12:09 EDT

Evapotranspiration: Watching Over Water Use

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