The SWOT mission is designed to provide a spatially distributed and high frequency measurement of water elevation data for the hydrology and oceanography communities for the first time
Assessing Water Clarity to Identify Potential Areas of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation in Chesapeake Bay
This project analyzed the efficacy of NASA Earth observations in providing an additional tool for the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality to use in their analysis of water quality using turbidity as the parameter.
Strategic Shade: Using NASA Earth Observations to Identify the Hottest Bus Stops in Phoenix
The NASA DEVELOP Phoenix Health & Air Quality project applies NASA Earth observations to help researchers and practitioners strategically deploy shade in Phoenix.
Smooth Satellite: An Efficient Alternative to Monitoring the Chesapeake Bay’s Water Resources
Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAV) is vitally important to the Chesapeake Bay, serving as one of the primary food sources for the organisms that inhabit the bay.
Stormwater, Salinity, and Seagrass: Remote Sensing in Florida’s Biscayne Bay
Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAV) is an important component of coastal ecosystems, and is vulnerable to increased turbidity in the water column.
Steppe-ing Into Wildfire Recovery
Riparian corridors are inhabited by unique and biodiverse plant communities that control erosion, manage sediment loads, and filter pollutants.
Taking the Heat Off – Guiding Urban Heat Mitigation in the New Mexican Desert
Extreme heat during the summer months is a major public health issue in many cities worldwide.
The Sky to Behold: Clearing up the Shenandoah Skyline
Gases such as ozone (O3), nitrogen dioxide (NO2), and sulfur dioxide (SO2) have impeded visibility and impacted air health in Shenandoah National Park, one of the primary attractions of Virginia.
When Bay is Acting Salty: Monitoring Water Quality in the Mobile Bay and Mississippi Sound
The Mobile Bay and Mississippi Sound are the main coastal estuaries along the Alabama and Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Agua in Aconcagua: Integrating NASA Earth Observations into Chile Water Management Practices
The Aconcagua basin of central Chile, just north of the capital city of Santiago, is an arid region dominated by the Andes Mountains and heavily dependent on glaciers and seasonal meltwater for its water reserves.