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.

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Tue, 20 Apr 2021 10:49 EDT

Fertilizers used in farming contain high amounts of nutrients, such as phosphorous, to help crops grow. But these same nutrients can cause unwanted plant growth and potentially harm ecosystems miles away if agricultural runoff flows into nearby rivers, lakes, or coastal waters.

Data Chat with Terra Project Scientist, Kurt Thome

Dr. Kurt Thome, Terra Project Scientist was featured in a Data Chat – short, informal discussions with scientists, managers, and members of NASA’s diverse data-user community. Thome provides personal insights into how Terra data are being used around the world, along with a glimpse into how these data, products, and services may be used in the future. Read more https://earthdata.nasa.gov/learn/data-chat/data-chat-dr-kurt-thome.