Earth Science Branch

The Earth Science Branch conducts research of the Earth as a system with a focus on lightning and precipitation processes, weather and climate variability, monitoring fluxes of heat and water from the surface, and associated data management and mining activities for scientific discovery and applications for societal benefit.

Earth Science Branch Projects

IMPACT Featured in the Earth Observer Newsletter

January 18, 2022

 NASA’s Earth Science Data Systems (ESDS) Program’s Interagency Implementation and Advanced Concepts Team (IMPACT) was featured in an article in the Earth Observer Newsletter. The article, titled “Getting Maximum IMPACT from Earth Science Data”, outlines IMPACTS mission leverage advanced data management concepts along …

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Database of Hail Damage Swath Events in the Midwest and Great Plains Created from NASA True Color Imagery

January 12, 2022

Emily Wisinski (UAH), Jordan Bell (ST11), Emma Gilligan (UMB), Andrew Molthan (ST11), and Christopher Schultz (ST11) used daily NASA true color imagery from 2000 – 2020 to create a database of hail damage swath events in the Midwest and Great …

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Marshall Grazing Incidence X-ray Spectrometer (MaGIXS) Featured on the Science Mission Directorate’s Share the Science Website

January 12, 2022

The Science Mission Directorate (SMD) Share the Science website featured the Marshall Grazing Incidence X-ray Spectrometer (MaGIXS) in an article entitled: “Unlocking the Sun’s X-rays.” NASA built the MaGIXS sounding rocket instrument to acquire the first-ever high-resolution spectrally and spatially …

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Lunar Environment and Dynamics for Exploration Research (LEADER) Science Team Invitation

January 12, 2022

Heidi Haviland was invited to join the Lunar Environment And Dynamics for Exploration Research (LEADER) team as a science team collaborator. This stems from successful collaboration between Haviland and LEADER Deputy Principal Investigator (PI), Bill Farrell, as a part of …

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SERVIR Science Coordination Office (SCO) and Applied Sciences Teams Participate in 2021 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Meeting

January 12, 2022

The SERVIR SCO and SERVIR Applied Sciences Teams convened 15 sessions (including a scientific workshop and Town Hall) during this year’s AGU Fall Meeting, and gave over 40 oral, poster, virtual or eLightning presentations during the hybrid (virtual and in-person) …

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