Image from TERRA
Wed, 22 Jul 2020 12:01 EDT

NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image of fires wreaking havoc across a large swath of Siberia on July 21, 2020.

Image from TERRA
Fri, 17 Jul 2020 11:00 EDT

Puerto Rico now has an air quality warning system that provides three days of advance notice about potentially harmful dust that travels across the Atlantic Ocean from the Sahara Desert.

Image from TERRA
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 10:35 EDT

NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image of California’s Mineral fire with the MODIS (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) instrument on July 14, 2020.

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