Image from TERRA
Mon, 08 Mar 2021 12:00 EST

Farmers, researchers, meteorologists and others now have access to high-resolution NASA data on soil moisture, thanks to a new tool developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) in collaboration with NASA and George Mason University.

Image from TERRA
Thu, 04 Feb 2021 10:00 EST

NASA satellite data helps people maintain thousands of freshwater pumps by highlighting places in Africa most at-risk for drought.

Image from TERRA
Thu, 05 Nov 2020 13:05 EST

Annapolis, Maryland; Norfolk, Virginia; and Miami were originally built and mapped to provide enough protection against flooding, but sea level rise has caused that buffer to shrink.

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