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Latest Soil Moisture Active and Passive mission Stories

2014-10-15 16:21:46

WASHINGTON, Oct.

california Central Valley drought
2014-08-19 02:30:55

NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) satellite, scheduled to launch this winter, will collect the kind of local data agricultural and water managers worldwide need.

Scientists Release Global Maps Of Soil Moisture
2014-07-08 03:28:01

Scientists working with data from NASA's Aquarius instrument have released worldwide maps of soil moisture, showing how the wetness of the land fluctuates with the seasons and weather phenomena.

2014-04-09 16:44:10

Detecting drought before it causes more catastrophe: the news could go down like a cool drink of water for regions feeling the heat.

corn belt magnitude of fluorescence
2014-04-01 05:15:08

During the Northern Hemisphere's growing season, data returned from satellite sensors shows that the Midwest has more photosynthetic activity than any other region of the planet, according to a recent NASA report.

NASA Helps Improve Flood Safety When Waters Rise
2014-03-20 14:42:10

Flooding is the most frequent and widespread weather-related natural disaster, taking a huge toll in lives and property each year. NASA Earth-observing satellites and airborne missions provide vital information to emergency planners, relief organizations and weather forecasters, helping to improve flood monitoring and forecasting, as well as providing a more comprehensive understanding of one of Mother Nature's most damaging hazards.

2014-02-25 16:20:12

WASHINGTON, Feb.

NASA 5 Missions In 2014
2014-01-23 10:14:55

NASA is planning to launch five scientific missions in 2014 – marking the first time the space agency has had this many launches over the course a single year in over a decade.


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