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Press Releases & Feature Stories

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.

Fires in the Cape York Peninsula, Australia

10.20.2014
Although the Queensland Rural Fire website does not show any fires in this area, the Australian Government's Sentinel Hotspot website shows numerous hotspots.

Smoke and Fires in China

10.14.2014
NASA's Aqua satellite collected this natural-color image of China with the MODIS instrument on October 14, 2014.

Prescribed Burns in Western Australia

10.14.2014
The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite detected fires burning in Western Australia on October 14, 2014.

Fires in the Punjab Region of India

10.14.2014
he Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite detected dozens of fires burning in India on October 12, 2014.
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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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