Public Use of Remote Sensing Data Project

Project Description
[Adapted from the GSFC/RSD Home Page]
The Public Use of Remote Sensing Data (RSD) effort is composed of 20
projects funded by the NASA Information Infrastructure Technology and
Applications (IITA) initiative, which establishes partnerships between
government, private business and academia to promote the use of Earth
and space science data over the Internet. Branch personnel play a key
role in the management of the project.
The activities supported in this project are largely based on World
Wide Web (WWW) servers on the Internet. The progress of these
activities can be followed by watching the RSD server at
These projects support:
-K-12 education
-Life-long learning in museums, observatories, homes
-Local/State governments
-Emergency preparedness
-Land-use planning
-Resource management
-Interactive TV