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NASA-Rio de Janeiro Partnership

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In December 2015, NASA and the City of Rio de Janeiro signed an agreement to support innovative efforts to better understand, anticipate, and monitor hazards, including heavy rainfall, sea level rise, and landslides, in and around the city. This collaboration will leverage the unique attributes of NASA's satellite data and Rio de Janeiro's management and monitoring capabilities to improve awareness of how the city of Rio may be impacted by hazards and affected by climate change. NASA's Earth-observing satellites provide valuable information to diagnose how our environment and climate is around the world. The City of Rio de Janeiro collects important data from the ground to connect with what can be viewed from space for improving the monitoring of hazards and climate impacts, making decions and taking action.


Partnership Highlights

School Atlas of Rio de Janeiro - 2018
See Rio de Janeiro through a series of maps (em português), produced by Rio de Janeiro's Instituto Pereira Passos.

Climate Proofing Rio de Janeiro
See NASA's Earth Observatory Image of the Day on Rio de Janeiro's urban heat island.

Cities Partner to Prepare for Natural Hazards and Climate Change
Read the summary of a NASA-Rio-UCCRN training workshop in EOS.

NASA-Rio FacebookLive Broadcast
Watch a FacebookLive broadcast from Southern Manhattan with NASA-Rio participants

Climate Resilience in New York and Rio
Read a press release on NASA's role in climate resilience in New York and Rio de Janeiro

A Watchful Eye on Rio
NASA's Earth Observatory looks at Rio de Janeiro with NASA's remote sensing 'athletes'

Rio de Janeiro: A Changing City
NASA's Earth Observatory compares images of Rio in 1960 and 2015


NASA-Rio Webinar Series 2017

See the NASA-Rio page em português for more information


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Overview

Goddard Applied Sciences connects NASA researchers with end users, supports interagency activities, and develops external partnerships to facilitate practical and innovative uses of Earth observations for societal benefit. Current working groups: Chesapeake Bay, health & air quality, disasters, missions, and water applications.

Working Groups

Partnerships

Seminar Series

Related NASA Programs

Contacts

Stephanie Uz
Applied Sciences Manager stephanie.uz@nasa.gov
301.286.0549

Brendan McAndrew
Applied Sciences Coordinator brendan.mcandrew-1@nasa.gov
301.286.3992

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