• Satellite image of flooding in Bangladesh's Brahmaputra River valley

    Forecasting Floods

    Satellite data are helping Bangladesh predict and prepare for floods, further in advance than ever before. 

  • Artist's rendering of the SMAP satellite in orbit

    Soil Moisture From Space

    NASA's new SMAP satellite will collect unprecedented data on soil moisture to support Earth science, weather and crop yield forecasts, drought monitoring, flood prediction, and more. 

  • Sunset with buildings and power lines

    Hottest Year on Record

    Independent analyses confirm that 2014 was Earth's hottest year since records began in 1880. 

  • Resources for Adapting to Climate Change

    Adapting to Change

    Browse a collection of resources to help Federal agencies and others prepare for climate impacts. Find agencies' latest Climate Change Adaptation Plans. 

  • National Climate Assessment

    In May 2014, USGCRP released the Third National Climate Assessment, the authoritative and comprehensive report on climate change and its impacts in the United States.