The Know Your Earth Quiz Collection 2014
The Earth Right Now campaign is a largescale, NASA-wide campaign that, at its focal point, are the five NASA Earth science missions to be launched in 2014. The quizzes will highlight these missions during their respective launch and will highlight many NASA Earth science airborne and field campaigns.
We hope you enjoy learning more about NASA Earth Science and all the vital data and information that can be used to better understand our planet.
Soil moisture is the amount of water contained in the soil. From agriculture productivity to flood and drought prediction, soil moisture on Earth plays a key role in understanding our planet. How much do you know about Earth’s soil moisture?
Looking at our Earth from space, it is obvious that we live on a water planet. Ocean covers over 70 percent of the Earth's surface and contains about 97 percent of the Earth's surface water. How much do you know about our ocean?
Clouds and Aerosols
An extreme weather event is something that falls outside the realm of normal weather patterns. It can range from a flood to a drought to a hurricane to a hailstorm. How much of a freak-weather freak are you?
› NASA Cloudsat satellite
› NASA Hurricane Severe Storm Sentinel (HS3) mission
› NASA Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) mission
› NASA/Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission
› NASA/Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) mission
› NASA/NOAA/Department of Defense Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) satellite
The Air We Breathe
Our Home Planet
The Frozen Poles
Precipitation and the Water Cycle
Earth's water is stored in ice and snow, lakes and rivers, the atmosphere and the oceans. How much do you know about how water is cycled around our planet and the crucial role it plays in our climate?