Image from TERRA
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 11:00 EDT

NASA scientists are combining data from water samples containing fish DNA with satellite data to find native fish and identify their habitats.

Image from TERRA
Fri, 25 Sep 2020 10:00 EDT

The August Complex Fire and others this fire season have been sending far-reaching plumes of wildfire smoke into the atmosphere that worsen air quality in California and beyond. Predicting where that smoke will travel and how bad the air will be downwind is a challenge, but Earth-observing satellites can help.

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Thu, 10 Sep 2020 10:46 EDT

The year 2020 will be remembered for being a very trying year and western wildfires have just added to the year's woes.

Terra’s Publications

Evidence of Terra’s accomplishments and continuing scientific merit is seen in data distribution and publication statistics. More than 1,700 peer-reviewed publications using Terra data appeared in 2016, bringing a lifetime total to nearly 15,000. Citation numbers of nearly 49,000 for 2016 and more than 280,000 over Terra’s lifetime demonstrate the broad utility of the data.

Publications by instrument team