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

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