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About USRA's Science and Technology Institute

In collaboration with NASA and the University of Alabama, Huntsville, STI's research efforts encompass Earth science, astrophysics, space science, new technology studies, and educational activities. In addition to research in air quality, public health, water management, energy management and ecological forecasting, current Earth science research includes global hydrological cycles, soil moisture science, lightning studies, and remote sensing. Space science research includes gamma-ray astronomy, X-Ray astronomy, cosmic ray physics, solar physics and space physics. New technology research efforts include remote sensing instrument development in Earth and Space Sciences.