Hydrological Sciences

Hydrological Sciences is a part of Hydrospheric, Biospheric, and Geophysics Sciences located at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. Water is critical to sustaining life on Earth. Hydrological Sciences of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center recognizes the primary role of water in the Earth system and seeks to advance hydrological science and applications from local to global scales.

Key missions supported include The Soil Moisture Active and Passive (SMAP) Mission, The Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Mission, The Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE), The Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2), and The Surface Water Ocean Topography (SWOT) mission, in addition to instrument science and algorithm team roles in the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) and the Defense Weather Satellite System (DWSS).



Alicia Joseph tests equipment in preparation for a field campaign in support of the Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission and future soil moisture remote sensing measurement technology development.

Earth Sciences Seminar and Conference Information

Earth Sciences Seminar and Conference Information
Seminar Contact: Mike Jasinski

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General inquiries about the scientific programs at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center may be directed to the Center Public Affairs office at 1.301.286.8955
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