Wildfires from space: NOVA series highlights satellites’ role in planning and assessing natural disasters

Blog Post created by lisamariesinatra Employee on Feb 14, 2013


Earth-orbit satellite images help scientists with everything from weather forecasting and disaster management to archeology. In PBS’s NOVAseries last night, NASA scientists explained how these images reveal important connections that sustain life on Earth, including the role wildfires play in our ecosystem.

The images were fantastic and eye-opening! Check out your local PBS station for the date and time of NOVA’s "Earth from Space" series. You definitely don’t want to miss this!