Image from TERRA
Thu, 10 Sep 2020 10:46 EDT

The year 2020 will be remembered for being a very trying year and western wildfires have just added to the year's woes.

Image from TERRA
Thu, 03 Sep 2020 11:00 EDT

While scientists around the world are confined to their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic, Earth observing satellites continue to orbit and send back images that reveal connections between the pandemic and the environment.

Image from TERRA
Tue, 01 Sep 2020 16:23 EDT

Earth-observing instruments on satellites and aircraft are mapping the current fires, providing data products to agencies on the ground that are responding to the emergency.

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