NASA NEPA Library
Eyes on our Blue Marble
NASA develops tools to address Greenhouse Gases (GHG) and Climate Change (CC) in NEPA documents. To read more about these tools, click here. To learn more about NASA's role in Climate Change, click here.Above: The image above shows the difference in size of Alaska's Columbia Glacier in 1986 (left) to its size in 2014 (right).
During his 166 day mission to the International Space Station (ISS), Commander Reid Wiseman captured spectacular images of Earth. To view these images and videos, click here.Above: Commander Reid Wiseman captured lightning flashes during a thunderstorm from the International Space Station.
NASA's mission includes, "Advance understanding of Earth and develop technologies to improve the quality of life on our home planet." Read more about NASA's mission in the 2014 Strategic Plan.
For additional information on NASA's Programs and Projects that are studying Earth, please click one of the following links:
- Global Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet
- NASA's Earth Science Division
- GSFC's Earth Science Division
- Sun-Earth Missions
NASA has issued a Notice of Availability for the Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Low Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) Technology Demonstration Mission.
NASA has issued a Notice of Availability of their Draft EA, Decontamination and Decommissioning of Building 140 at Glenn Research Center Lewis Field.
NASA has issued a Record of Decision for the Mars 2020 Mission Final EIS.
NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Florida, announces plans to prepare an EIS for Centerwide Operations
NASA has released the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Demolition and Environmental Cleanup Activities at Santa Susana Field Laboratory EIS
NASA has published a Final EIS and issued a Record of Decision for the Sounding Rocket Program.
NASA has prepared a FONSI adopting the USAF Supplemental EA for Falcon 9v1.1 launches from Florida.