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National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Rev #1, changes)

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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration or NASA is an agency of the United States government, responsible for that country’s civilian space program and aeronautics and aerospace research.

NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies or GISS, headquartered at Columbia University in New York City, focuses on climate research. NASA’s Earth Science Enterprise? focuses on understanding natural and human-induced changes in the global environment in cooperation with other US federal agencies. Programs include:

  • Carbon sequestration assessment for Carbon Management (USDA?, DOE?)

  • Enhanced weather prediction for Energy Forecasting (DOE?, EPA?)

  • Environmental indicators for Coastal Management (NOAA?)

  • Environmental indicators for Community Growth Management (EPA?, USGS?, NSGIC?)

  • Environmental models for Biological Invasive Species (USGS?, USDA?)

  • Regional to national to international atmospheric measurements and predictions for Air Quality Management (EPA?, NOAA?)

  • Water cycle science for Water Management and Conservation (EPA?, USDA?)

  • Mapping worldwide solar power resources (NREL)


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