Science Highlights

May 1, 2018

NASA Black Marble Team Highlights

An article in The Economist magazine (published April, 2018) featured work from NASA’s Black Marble Science Team following the recovery of Puerto Rico’s energy sector six months after Hurricane Maria struck the US Territory.

September 30, 2017

September 2017 MSR Slides

Overview

  • Response for Harvey, Irma, and Maria and Two Earthquakes
  • Pinpointing Where Lights Went Out in Puerto Rico
  • Hurricane Maria's Torrential Rainfall Measured by NASA's Integrated Multi-satellite Retrievals for GPM (IMERG)
  • Leveraging Broader SAR Collaborations to Support FEMA
  • Team Success Stories in Partnerships with End Users
July 31, 2017

July 2017 MSR Slides

Overview

  • NASA Applied Sciences Project: “Near Real-Time Cloud Products for Aviation Safety”
  • Volcano Video increases NASA’s impact: Effective communication raises awareness and provides an integrated picture
  • NASA Data and Applications Products Provide Integrated Solutions for Volcanos and Volcanic Ash
July 31, 2017

July 2017 MSR Slides

Overview

  • NASA Applied Sciences Project: “Near Real-Time Cloud Products for Aviation Safety”
  • Volcano Video increases NASA’s impact: Effective communication raises awareness and provides an integrated picture
  • NASA Data and Applications Products Provide Integrated Solutions for Volcanos and Volcanic Ash
March 31, 2017

April 2017 MSR Slides

Overview

  • Response to March 27, 2016 Mt. Pavlof eruption.
February 28, 2017

February 2017 MSR Slides

Overview

  • Earth Science Disasters Team Supports Generation of Imagery from DigitalGlobe/Worldview for Michoud Tornado
  • SMD/ESD Disasters program reaches out to Chile and Argentina with fire data, information and capacity building.
  • Response to Flood Event #4439 Mozambique, January, 2017
January 31, 2017

January 2017 MSR Slides

Overview

  • NASA supported FEMA response to domestic flooding in January 2017 in NV and CA.
  • Tracking the Destruction of an Island - Bogoslof Volcano, Alaska
  • Real Time Flood Impact System Detects Recent Flooding in Southern Thailand
October 28, 2016

GSFC Disaster Working Group, October 28th , 2016

Updates

  • Response Activities
    • Hurricane Matthew
    • Italy Earthquake
  • Meetings
    • Workshop to Develop a Portfolio of Low Latency Datasets for Time-Sensitive Applications, September 27-29th, 2016. Langley Research Center, Hampton VA
  • Trainings/Webinars
October 22, 2016

October 2016 Applied Sciences MSR Slides

  • GPM observed intense rainfall accumulation (left) as Matthew intensified and battered Hispaniola and Cuba
  • On Oct. 2nd (bottom left) GPM Core Observatory viewed a newly intensified Cat 4 storm south of Haiti, showing strong convection and heavy rainfall in the eye wall and rain bands
  • GPM’s Microwave Imager (bottom right) observed the storm going through eye wall replacement before impacting Florida as a Cat. 3. (Provided by MSFC SPoRT)
  • This data was provided to FEMA and NWS