Image from TERRA
Thu, 30 Dec 2021 13:00 EST

In 2021, Hurricane Ida left over 1 million people without power, tornadoes tore across the American Midwest, volcanoes forced people to evacuate their homes, wildfires covered the American West and unusual flooding wreaked havoc on Central Europe.

Image from TERRA
Thu, 21 Oct 2021 10:00 EDT

Instruments, like this flux tower, are used by scientists to verify the accuracy of the data available in OpenET, a powerful new web-based platform that puts Earth science data about water use by crops and other vegetation into the hands of farmers and water managers.

Image from TERRA
Thu, 07 Oct 2021 13:00 EDT

The U.S. Forest Service now has a powerful way to view near-real time fire detection from NASA satellite data that they can include in their hourly air quality forecasts.

Leadership

Terra Team Photo
Members of the Terra Science and Flight Operations Team, 2019.

Terra Project Science and Mission Operations
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Kurtis J. Thome — Terra Project Scientist
Si-Chee Tsay — Terra Deputy Project Scientist
Robert E. Wolfe — Terra Deputy Project Scientist for Data
Wynn J. Watson — Project Manager, Earth Science Mission Operations

Terra Instrument Principal Investigators and Science Team Leads  

Michael J. Abrams — US ASTER Science Team Leader
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology USA

Yasushi Yamaguchi — Japan ASTER Science Team Leader
Nagoya University, Japan

Norman G. Loeb — CERES Principal Investigator
NASA Langley Research Center, USA

David J. Diner — MISR Principal Investigator
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA

Michael D. King — MODIS Science Team Leader
University of Colorado, USA

James R. Drummond — Canada MOPITT Principal Investigator
Dalhousie University, Canada

Helen Worden — MOPITT U.S. Principal Investigator
National Center for Atmospheric Research and University of Colorado, USA

Tassia Owen —  Senior Communications Specialist
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Abbey Nastan– Communications Specialist  MISR
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory