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Read article: New maps of Arctic Ocean ice roughness demonstrate the value of NASA satellite’s instrument’s multiangular imagery
Dec. 7, 2022
A new study has demonstrated the use of data from the NASA Multiangular Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) satellite instrument to derive Arctic-wide maps of sea ice roughness for the Arctic.

Read article: MERLIN: A new tool for MISR Plume Height Project access and analysis
June 10, 2022
The MISR team at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and NASA’s Atmospheric Sciences Data Center (ASDC) announce the release of a new online aerosol plume visualization and analysis tool, the MISR Enhanced Research and Lookup Interface or MERLIN.

Read article: From Space and in the Air, NASA Tracks California's Wildfires
Sept. 1, 2020
Earth-observing instruments on satellites and aircraft are mapping the current fires, providing data products to agencies on the ground that are responding to the emergency.

Read article: Terra MISR Used to Visualize Cloud-top Heights From Tropical Storm Laura in 3D
Aug. 28, 2020
This perspective can help researchers spot features in a hurricane, including those that could indicate whether a hurricane will intensify or weaken.

Read article: Giant Saharan Dust Cloud Moves Over the Atlantic as Seen by MISR
June 26, 2020
Every year around 200 million metric tons of dust – a mass of more than 600 Empire State Buildings – blows off the Saharan Desert in North Africa and out over the Atlantic Ocean.

Read article: Introducing the New MISR Aerosol Product
Feb. 10, 2020
JPL and NASA Langley Atmospheric Data Center (ASDC) released a new version of the MISR aerosol products, which feature significant improvements.

Read article: Terra: Five Instruments—One Monumental Data Record
Jan. 29, 2020
After more than 20 years in space, the five instruments aboard NASA’s Terra satellite continue their singular achievement of compiling a climate data record of Earth.

Read article: NASA Instruments Image Fireball over Bering Sea
March 22, 2019
On Dec. 18, 2018, a large "fireball" — the term used for exceptionally bright meteors that are visible over a wide area — exploded about 16 miles (26 kilometers) above the Bering Sea.

Read article: NASA’s Terra Satellite Celebrates 100,000 Orbits
Oct. 16, 2018
More than 400 miles above Earth, a satellite the size of a school bus is earning its frequent flyer miles.

Read article: All Eyes on Hurricane Michael
Oct. 10, 2018
Many NASA instruments are keeping tabs on Hurricane Michael from space, including AIRS and MISR. Here's what they've seen.

Read article: NASA Instrument Sees Hurricane Florence in 3D
Sept. 13, 2018
MISR passed over the hurricane Thurs., Sept. 13, as it approached the eastern coast of the U.S. and captured the storm in 3D.

Read article: Multiple NASA Instruments Capture Hurricane Lane
Aug. 24, 2018
NASA's Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) captured images of Lane on just before noon local time on Aug. 24.

Read article: NASA's MISR Views Raging Fires in California
July 31, 2018
More than a dozen wildfires are burning in the state of California. MISR imaged two of them from space.

Read article: Probing Kilauea’s Plume
May 15, 2018
Since plumes can disperse over vast areas, satellites are particularly useful for monitoring them. For instance, MISR acquires stereo images that can be used to measure the height of volcanic plumes.

Read article: Using Satellites to Track the Tinder Fire
May 9, 2018
In April 2018, an abandoned campfire in Arizona grew into a fast-moving wildfire that charred more than 50 square kilometer. On April 30, MISR captured information about the height of the smoke plume.

Read article: Looking at the Moon to Better See Earth
Aug. 19, 2017
NASA’s Terra satellite was built to observe Earth, and for more than 17 years its imagers have looked downward for 24 hours a day. However, the satellite recently trained its eyes on a different celestial body.

Read article: Can Poor Air Quality Mask Global Warming's Effects?
Aug. 11, 2017
During the 20th century, the average temperature of the continental United States rose by almost 1 degree Fahrenheit (0.5 degree Celsius) -- everywhere, that is, except in the Southeast.

Read article: Is Climate Changing Cloud Heights? Too Soon to Say
May 5, 2017
Climate change may eventually change global cloud heights, but scientists need a longer data set to know whether that's happening already.

Read article: What on Earth is an Anaglyph?
Nov. 21, 2016
The science team behind MISR frequently publishes special images called stereo anaglyphs. But what exactly is an anaglyph, and how is one made from MISR data?

Read article: AirMSPI Participates in NASA Exhibitions at Local Air Shows
Nov. 7, 2016
The AirMSPI scientists spoke about NASA’s current and future role in aviation and answered questions from the public.

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