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.
2016 Annual Report
From penguins to plant stress, the 2016 Annual Report highlights the many innovative ways our partners use Earth observations to support their projects and activities.
Making Space for Earth Blog
Coral reefs are some of the most diverse ecosystems on Earth. Known as the “rainforests of the sea,” they are home to more than a quarter of all marine species. Yet the beauty and vitality of the coral reef environments are threatened—and the reasons are numerous.
Read more stories about how NASA's Applied Sciences Program benefits your life here on Earth.
South Dakota is the U.S. hotspot for West Nile disease. Scientists and public health officials 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 a new tool for protecting the population.
We invite you to learn more at the Program's main website:
DISCOVERING INNOVATIVE AND PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS
OF EARTH SCIENCE