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SPoRT Science Seminar Series
SPoRT periodically hosts visitors to learn more about our program and team as well as to discuss opportunities for future collaboration. Typically, during these visits, the guest will present a seminar outlining his or her current work to help provide background on common interests. Please check back soon for information on the next seminar.
Wide World of SPoRT Blog
Gas Line Explosion in Missouri is Seen by VIIRS
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 18:15:52
Just prior to midnight on November 28, 2013, a 30 inch natural gas pipeline ruptured and caught fire in rural Pettis County in West Central Missouri. This rupture, between Houstonia and Hughesville, MO caused a massive fire above the pipeline. Because of the large fire, the glow surrounding the fire could be seen upwards of [...]
Product Status Page
Though we're not 24/7, SPoRT strives to provide the most timely and reliable data products to its partners and end users. A system has been developed to monitor the availability of LDM and FTP products and categorize each product based on its age. Summaries are posted every 10 minutes to the link below.
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Tropical Storm Fay during August 2008 affected many areas of the southeastern U.S. with prodigious rainfall amounts in excess of 500 mm, especially from eastern Florida to southwestern Georgia. A high-resolution simulation of the NASA Land Information System (LIS) depicts the dramatic increase in volumetric soil moisture in the root-zone layer (40-100 cm) in the 8 days from 18 to 26 August 2008. This event certainly helped alleviate the multi-year drought over portions of the southeastern U.S.
NASA Puts the Right Stuff in the Right Hands
April 22, 2009: Imagine a monster tornado is ripping through a neighboring county and bearing down on yours. If you live in north Alabama, your forecasters are well prepared to tell you when to seek shelter. The National Weather Service there shares a building - the National Space Science and Technology Center - with NASA's Short-term Prediction Research and Transition, or SPoRT, Center. SPoRT puts state-of-the-art NASA satellite data directly into forecasters hands, arming them to recognize weather that threatens your safety.