MODIS

Real-time Fire Mapping and Satellite Data

New satellites and improved image processing methods are better enabling the ability to provide real-time and near real-time mapping of…

June 19, 2019

Forecasting Cholera Using Remote Sensing

The NASA cholera forecasting tool effectively takes satellite observations on environmental conditions and combines the data with information on infrastructure…

September 20, 2018

Monitoring Algal Blooms with Remote Sensing

Given the importance of knowing how blooms affect aquatic life, remote sensing techniques using a variety of available imagery have…

June 17, 2018

Measuring Vegetation from Satellite Imagery with NDVI

Normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) is a remote sensing technique that uses measurement of vegetation signatures to measure vegetation types…

July 14, 2017

U.S. Wildfire Map

An interactive map published by Esri shows the wildfire locations across the United States which covers the current wildfires raging…

January 22, 2014

Weather and GIS

Find weather related geographic data and GIS tools. Google Maps Weather Google Maps has added a weather layer.  The layer…

July 11, 2013