In the contiguous United States, 57% of structures are at risk of experiencing at least one natural hazard—and risk is driven by greater development in hazardous areas against a backdrop of climate change.
Much of routine monitoring can be done remotely these days, but networks aren’t completely immune to COVID-19’s society-halting symptoms.
The 2021 Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) mission will measure water surface elevation, slopes, and inundations of rivers as narrow as 50 meters.
An increase in activity of hundreds of slow-moving landslides during extreme wet conditions in California provides insights into the landscape response to ongoing climate change.
A new technique based on GPS signals could provide better wind speed measurements during hurricanes and cyclones.
How remote sensing of streams provides valuable data for the characterization, prediction, and warning of impending flash floods.
NASA Flood Response Workshop; Greenbelt, Maryland, 14–16 June 2016
Center for Satellite Applications and Research Joint Polar Satellite System Annual Science Team Meeting; College Park, Maryland, 24–28 August 2015
A new U.S. National Plan for Civil Earth Observations focuses on user needs and defines a framework for constructing a balanced portfolio of Earth observing systems, White House officials said.