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Press Releases & Feature Stories

Signs of Deforestation in Brazil

08.20.2014
Multiple fires are visible in in this image of the Para and Mato Grosso states of Brazil.

Swirling Smoke Rises From Saskatchewan Fires

08.19.2014
Brown smoke rises and swirls northward into the Northern Territories of Canada.

Happy Camp and July Complex Fires in California

08.18.2014
A storm moved across Siskiyou County on July 29, 2014 with little moisture and a significant amount of lightning—with over 955 down strikes recorded.

Fires in Northern Algeria

08.14.2014
This natural-color satellite image was collected by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard the Aqua satellite. Actively burning areas are outlined in red.

Smoke from Russian Fires Over Arctic Sea

08.13.2014
Numerous wildfires have dotted the Russian landscape this past summer. The blaze of a fire is dangerous enough but smoke is an insidious by-product of fires.
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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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