Test your knowledge of soil moisture and its effect on global populations. Soil moisture is the amount of water contained in the soil.
On June 27, 2018, an illegal campfire caused the third-largest wildfire in Colorado state history, known as the Spring Creek Fire.
The eastern United States is well known for its widespread show of vibrant foliage each autumn. But western states grow more than just evergreen pines and palms; they also display some spectacular fall color.
Extreme Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope (EIT) image of the sun with a huge, handle-shaped prominence, taken in 1999. Solar radiation is a primary driver of climate.
This activity is designed to introduce students to geologic processes on Earth and how to identify geologic features in images. It will also introduce students to how scientists use Earth to gain a better understanding of other planetary bodies in the solar system.
Hurricanes Michael and Willa of 2018 were both storms that intensified rapidly, one in the Gulf of Mexico and the other in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.
By Kate Ramsayer,
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
Images of soil moisture conditions in Texas near Houston, generated by NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) satellite before and after the landfall of Hurricane Harvey can be used to monitor changing ground condition
NASA SMAP Data Provide Insights for Weather, Agriculture, Climate