Our projects explore new and advanced ways to monitor Earth. From cutting-edge instrument designs to novel software innovations, we aim to enable new missions that are smaller, more efficient, and more resilient. Our investigators have built everything from proof-of-concept prototypes to complete systems validated in space.Explore Entire Project Portfolio
How to Search the Portfolio
If you’re in need of a new technology or technique for your Earth science research, check out our full portfolio of work. To search, you can enter the following examples:
- science focus area (eg. solar irradiance)
- kind of technology (eg. radiometer)
- researcher’s name
- project number
- program area
You’ll find each project’s overview, or “quad chart,” as well as any relevant presentations.
Aiming High to Look at the Clouds
A shoebox-sized instrument will give researchers unprecedented insights into the ice crystals that form wispy clouds that play an important, but little-understood role in Earth’s climate.
Helping Water Managers in a Warming World
A new NASA tool helps predict what rising world temperatures will mean for local water resources.
Decoding Extreme Weather at the Poles
A new NASA tool helps make weather data in polar regions more accessible