New Satellite Technologies to Monitor Volcanoes and Earthquakes

One relatively new satellite is a small satellite system called the CubeSat Imaging Radar for Earth Sciences (CIRES).

April 17, 2020

Updated Global Elevation Data Released by NASA

A new global digital elevation model (DEM) has been released by NASA.

March 4, 2020

Version 3 of the ASTER Global Digital Elevation Model Released

2.3 million scenes from the ASTER archive were processed to create the latest version of the ASTER Global Digital Elevation…

January 13, 2020

NASA is Expanding its Worldwide Landslide Data Catalog Using Volunteers

NASA has developed Landslide Reporter as a way to collect as much information as possible about landslides from citizen scientists from around…

July 12, 2019

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

First Data from NASA’s GEDI Program to 3D Map Forests

The first set of data that have returned have demonstrated GEDI is able to measure density of forests far better…

April 23, 2019

PACE: NASA’s Earth Observation Satellite to Launch in 2022

NASA’s PACE (Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, Ocean Ecosystem) is a planned earth observation satellite with an anticipated launch in 2022.

December 30, 2018

Tracking Post-Storm Water Movement Using GPS

NASA researchers recently published a study which uses GPS technology to track water volume and movement post-Harvey

September 20, 2018

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

Black Marble: Nighttime Lights Data from NASA

NASA's Black Marble provides a suite of nighttime geospatial data acquired from Suomi satellite's Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite instrument.

May 3, 2018