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Applied Sciences Program

Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences (ROSES) 2015

Welcome to the NASA Applied Sciences Program.  The Program funds projects that enable innovative uses of NASA Earth science data in organizations' policy, business, and management decisions. The project results and enhanced decision making improve the quality of life and strengthen the economy.

Click here to view the Applied Sciences program 2015 Digital Annual Report.


Mosquito Meets MODIS:
South Dakota Fights West Nile Virus

South Dakota is the U.S. hotspot for West Nile disease. Scientists and public health officials there developed a way to use environmental data from NASA satellites to forecast the risk of West Nile. They’re giving people working on preventing the disease an important new tool for protecting the population.

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We invite you to learn more at the Program's main website:

NASA Applied Sciences Program

http://appliedsciences.nasa.gov

DISCOVERING INNOVATIVE AND PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS
OF EARTH SCIENCE