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

Mr. Wynn J. Watson

Earth Science Mission Operations Project Manager

Mail code 428
Goddard Space Flight Center
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Greenbelt, MD 20771

Phone: (301) 614-5347

Email: wynn.j.watson@nasa.gov


Mr. Watson currently serves as the NASA Earth Science Mission Operations (ESMO) Project Manager at the Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC).  In this position he is responsible for assuring the safe and efficient operations of the Terra, Aqua, Aura, GPM, and ICESat-2 spacecraft and to provide leadership in management of the A-Train constellation of spacecraft.

Since joining the GSFC in 1988, Mr. Watson has successfully worked on a number of technical assignments and programs including serving as the GSFC Deputy CIO for Enterprise Architecture and the Hubble Space Telescope Ground Systems Manager.

Mr. Watson holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland and a MS in Computer Science from Loyola and a Masters in General Administration specializing in the management of IT systems from the University of Maryland University College.