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Press Releases & Feature Stories

‘Pulse of Our Planet’: Watching Earth’s Vital Signs

10.23.2014
On Sept. 10, “Vital Signs: Pulse of Our Planet” premiered at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, showcasing some of NASA’s most exciting Earth observations of our dynamic planet.

Fires in the Southern United States

10.23.2014
In this image taken by the Aqua satellite of the southern United States actively burning areas as detected by MODIS’s thermal bands are outlined in red.

Fires in Northern India

10.21.2014
The location, widespread nature, and number of fires suggest that these fires were deliberately set to manage land.

Fires in Eastern China

10.21.2014
China is a well-known user of fire to clear agricultural fields of debris. In this satellite image hundreds of hot spots fill the image.

Fires in the Egypt River Delta

10.20.2014
This NASA satellite image is of the Egyptian River Delta. Actively burning areas, detected by MODIS’s thermal bands, are outlined in red.
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Laboratory News

Dr. Miguel Román Selected as Finalist for 'Call to Service Medal'

06.30.2014
Congratulations to Dr. Miguel Roman for his selection as a finalist for the Call to Service Medal in the 2014 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals. This medal recognizes a federal employee whose professional achievements reflect the important contributions that a new generation brings to public service. Winners will be announced on Sept. 22 at a Washington, D.C. dinner.
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Overview

The Terrestrial Information Systems Laboratory produces stable, well calibrated, and scientifically validated products from Earth observing satellites. These products fill the needs of researchers at Goddard Space Flight Center working to advance understanding of the atmosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere on a global scale. The Laboratory partners with other federal agencies to develop and operate computing systems that provide custom products in near real-time for applied research and applications.

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