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Thu, 05 Nov 2020 13:05 EST

Annapolis, Maryland; Norfolk, Virginia; and Miami were originally built and mapped to provide enough protection against flooding, but sea level rise has caused that buffer to shrink.

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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.

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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.

Terra 20 Events

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Twenty Years of Terra 20

On December 18, 2019 Terra was officially in orbit for 20 years. 20 years of scientific data that has shaped our knowledge of Earth today. There were multiple events where people gathered to recognize the accomplishments of Terra and the people who made it possible over the past 20 years. Presentation slides and photos from the programs can be found below.

Terra memories slide show

This slideshow highlights quotes from the scientists and engineers that contributed to Terra’s success and was played in the background during the December 8 program, while people gave talks and shared stories. It was also played during the opening of the other events in Greenbelt.

Memories of Terra Slideshow

Terra 20 AGU Program (December 8, 2019)

On the Evening of December 8, 2019 stories of Terra were shared and a dinner followed on December 10, 2019.

Terra 20 at Goddard Space Flight Center (December 18, 2019)

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Terra 20 Dinner (December 18, 2019)

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