Science Highlights

February 28, 2017

February 2017 MSR Slides


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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