GLIDER provides visualization and analysis of satellite data

GLIDER is a FREE tool to easily visualize, analyze and mine satellite imagery. GLIDER allows users to visualize and analyze satellite data in its native sensor view. User can enhance the image by applying different image processing algorithms on the data. GLIDER provides the users with a full...

The Waypoint Planning Tool enables scientists to develop flight plans

Airborne real time observations are a major component of NASA’s Earth Science research and satellite ground validation studies. For mission scientists, planning a research aircraft mission within the context of meeting the science objectives is a complex task because it requires real time...

HyDRO in use at GHRC

HyDRO (the Hydrologic Data search, Retrieval, and Order system) allows users to search the GHRC database for specific data sets. HyDRO was developed to make the tasks of locating and selecting candidate GHRC data sets easier and more intuitive for the end user. HyDRO can provide the user with a...

ADaM is a data mining toolkit

ADaM is a data mining toolkit designed for use with scientific and image data. It includes pattern recognition, image processing, optimization, and association rule mining capabilities. ADaM does not contain grid projection, advanced subsetting, advanced statistical analysis, format conversion,...

Provenance Tools help with the collection and display of data products

Several provenance collection and display tools have resulted from provenance research at ITSC in conjunction with the AMSR-E SIPS.The Earth science Library for Processing History (ELPH) is a provenance collection software library developed in Perl for integration into the SIPS...


REACT is an example ED3-based application

Event-driven data generation and processing directly supports Situational Awareness and Disaster Resilience. An ITSC-developed Event-Driven Data Delivery (ED3) framework is being used to build applications and tools that provide data preparedness for disaster and hazard responders and...

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The Genesis and Rapid Intensification Processes (GRIP) experiment was a NASA Earth science field experiment in 2010 that was conducted to better understand how tropical storms form and develop into major hurricanes. NASA used the DC-8 aircraft, the WB-57 aircraft, and the Global Hawk Unmanned...

Provenance collection for AMSR-E product generation

The Instant Karma project integrates Karma, a provenance collection and representation tool developed at Indiana University, into the AMSR-E Science Investigator-led Processing System (SIPS) production environment, managed by NASA/MSFC and UAHuntsville. The AMSR-E SIPS generates science data...

Demand website

DEMAND (DSS Environment for Modeling of Atmospheric Nutrient Deposition), a NASA-funded project, utilizes recent NASA Earth Science Research Results (NASA ESRR) to aid in decision making processes related to water quality and nutrient inputs into aquatic ecosystems in coastal and inlands areas...

Images of prescribed burns

Alabama Fires is a collaborative effort with the UAH Atmospheric Science Dept, ITSC, and the Alabama Forestry Commission, to predict air quality impacts resulting from prescribed burns throughout the state. The ultimate goal is to improve decision making with respect to the possible impact of...


Talkoot is a historical project that was undertaken by the ITSC in 2010. Talkoot was a customizable “software appliance” used to build collaborative portals for Earth Science services and analysis workflows. Talkoot leveraged Drupal, an open architecture platform, to provide the core Content...

SAM mining Talkoot data


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The Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer for Earth Observing Systems (AMSR-E) data processing system is a widely distributed set of computers and networks that process and pass data from the instrument, to ground stations, to the EOS (Earth Observing Systems) Data and Operations System (EDOS)...

Example contents for hurricane albums

Data Album technology provides the automatic aggregation of data and information from multiple resources for specified events, such as hurricanes and other severe weather anomalies. Albums are auto-generated by a reusable and scalable Knowledge Synthesis Engine, using domain knowledge encoded...

The RTTM provides field experiment management

The Real Time Mission Monitor (RTMM) is a situational awareness, decision-support system that integrates satellite imagery, radar, surface and airborne instrument data sets, model output parameters, lightning location observations, aircraft navigation data, soundings, and other applicable Earth...

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The ITSC's Framework for Mining and Analysis of Space Science data (F-MASS) is an innovative and unique tool for space scientists to use for event identification and relationship analysis.

Some scenarios for this tool include Sun-Earth Connection Science research problems such as the...

AES Web Interface

Automated Event Service (AES) is a prototype system being developed to methodically mine custom defined events in both reanalysis data sets of atmospheric general circulation models and observational data [1]. AES will enable researchers to specify their custom, numeric event criteria using a...

DISCOVER provides easy access to climate and ocean data and records

The primary objective of the Distributed Information Services for Climate and Ocean Products and Visualizations for Earth Research (DISCOVER) Project is to provide highly accurate, long-term ocean and climate products suitable for the most demanding Earth research applications via easy-to-use...

The Altus plane in flight

Aimed at better understanding the causes of an electrical storm's fury and its effects on our home planet, this study was a collaboration among the Marshall Center; the University of Alabama at Huntsville; NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md.; Pennsylvania State University,...

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The Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer for EOS (AMSR-E) is a Japanese-designed passive microwave radiometer flying aboard NASA’s Aqua satellite. NASA has funded the AMSR-E Science Investigator-led Processing System (SIPS) to generate standard data products using science algorithms developed...

NASA disdrometers in Finland

The NASA Global Precipitation Measurement Mission (GPM) Ground Validation (GV) program as a member of the broader NASA Precipitation Measurement Mission is providing ground and airborne precipitation datasets supporting physical validation of satellite-based precipitation retrieval algorithms....

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The Earth science Collaborative Workbench (CWB) will eliminate many barriers for science research by augmenting a scientist's current research environment and tool set to allow him to easily share diverse data and algorithms. The CWB leverages evolving technologies such as commodity computing...

The Lightning Image Sensor detects lightning on a global scale

The Lightning Imaging Sensor (LIS) is a space based instrument used to detect the distribution and variability of total lightning (cloud-to-cloud, intracloud, and cloud-to-ground lightning) that occurs in the tropical regions of the globe. LIS was launched in November 1997 aboard NASA’s Tropical...

Suspended sediment in Gulf of Mexico June 12, 2005

The Sediment Analysis Network for Decision Support (SANDS) project is helping resolve Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) priority issues by generating decision support products from MODIS and Landsat, data. The Geological Survey of Alabama (GSA...

SANDS is a GHRC project

The Global Hydrology Resource Center (GHRC) provides both historical and current Earth science data, information, and products from satellite, airborne, and surface-based instruments. The GHRC acquires basic data streams and produces derived products from many instruments spread across a variety...