Skip to main content
Real World: Food Security - Monitoring Crops From Space
Real World: 3-2-1 Testing!
Real World: Analog Testing in Extreme Environments
Real World: Centripetal Force
Real World: Changing the Way We Explore New Worlds
Real World: Citizen Science
Real World: Close Encounters with an Asteroid
Real World: Comet Quest
Real World: Comets - It's Done With Math
Real World: Computer Simulations - Turning Complex Ideas Into Solvable Equations
Real World: CubeSats - A Satellite Small Enough to Fit in Your Hand
Real World: CubeSats - Changing the Way We Do Science
Real World: Designing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Real World: Earth Systems
Real World: Earth's Energy Balance - Energy In and Energy Out
Real World: Earth's Energy Balance - Small Changes, Big Impact
Real World: Environmental Control on the International Space Station
Real World: Farewell to the Mars Phoenix Lander
Real World: Food Security - Monitoring Crops From Space
Real World: From Idea to Physical Prototype
Real World: Global Cloud Observation Day
Real World: Heart Rate and Blood Pressure
Real World: History of Winter - Abiotic Conditions
Real World: Home Improvement - Space Station Style
Real World: How the Hubble Telescope Is Powered in Space
Real World: Hubble Thermal Blanket
Real World: ICESat-2 and Earth's Cryosphere
Real World: JASON-2
Real World: Legacy of NASA's Space Shuttle - Because It Flew
Real World: Limits of the Solar System
Real World: Longitude and Time Zones
Real World: Lunar Power Plant
Real World: Mercury's MESSENGER Reveals Mysteries
Real World: Mission to Mercury
Real World: NASA and a Dinosaur Named Dakota
Real World: NASA and the Chesapeake Bay
Real World: NASA Harnesses Half-Life
Real World: NASA Inventions - Polyimide Foam
Real World: Ozone Alerts
Real World: Planetary Volcanoes
Real World: Robotic Arms
Real World: Satellites and Solar Eruptions
Real World: Scaling the Solar System
Real World: Self-Healing Materials
Real World: Small Bodies Orbiting the Sun
Real World: Small Systems Count - Cells in Space
Real World: Space Lighting
Real World: Space Weather
Real World: STS-119 Brings More Power to the Space Station
Real World: The Carbon Cycle - Essential for Life on Earth
Real World: The Nature of Science
Real World: The Silent Airliner
Real World: TriATHLETE - The Engineering Design Process in Action
Real World: Using Lab on a Chip Technology to Identify Microorganisms
Real World: Using Math and New Tech to Study Lunar Rocks
Real World: What Is Soil Moisture?
Real World: What Time Is It In Space?

Real World: Food Security - Monitoring Crops From Space

Play video - Real World: Food Security - Monitoring Crops From Space

Discover how NASA's Earth-observing satellites gather data to monitor food growth. Dr. Inbal Becker-Reshef describes how mathematics is used to interpret satellite data and describe vegetation and crop yield. Dr. Hannah Kerner shares how algorithms and models use NASA data to describe and predict food supply and food shortages. This work through NASA Harvest provides tools for farmers and governments to describe and predict food security worldwide.

Published on: October 26, 2021

Download High Def. Video
Download Caption File
Download Narrated Video
NOTE: Download Caption file and link it in your player to get caption in the video.

Real World, Food Security - Monitoring Crops from Space, middle school, science, technology, mathematics, education video, NASA, eClips, NIA, aerospace, Earth, physical features, climate, weather, human impact, plants, environment, community, food web, biotic, abiotic, models, algorithms, simulations, graph, instruments, Dr. Inbal Becker-Reshef, NASA, NASA Harvest, Program Director, University of Maryland, agriculture, food, geographical sciences, science, technology, engineering, math, English, communication, scientist, STEM, video, Subject Matter Expert, NIA, National Institute of Aerospace, education, water, air, nutrients, sunlight, heat, time, natural resources, satellites, Landsat 9, crop yield, increasing, decreasing prices, normalized difference vegetation index, NDVI, outliers, variables, rainfall, temperature, soil moisture, ground truth data, Dr. Hannah Kerner, Artificial Intelligence, AI,AI Lead, University of Maryland Harvest Hub