Terrestrial Information Systems Research

Terrestrial Information Systems is a part of Hydrospheric and Biospheric Sciences located at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.

  • Press Release - jpg, 205.75 kB: Miguel Román (619) and Kelvin Brentzel (606.3/GST) supported NASA’s disaster response activities surrounding the power outage in Puerto Rico (September 21, 2016). The team produced the first time series of low-light visible images of the event, which knocked out power to nearly 1.5 million customers and is being described as the largest power outage in Puerto Rico in 36 years. A NASA Earth Observatory “Image of the Day” feature (produced by Adam Voiland – 613/SSAI) received wide coverage in major new outlets and social media: http://go.nasa.gov/2dl0Bsw.

Research Highlights

A method for improving MODIS hotspot directional signatures

Early Season Large-area Winter Crop Mapping using MODIS NDVI data and Growing Degree Days Information

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