Short-term Prediction Research and Transition

The Short-term Prediction Research and Transition Center (SPoRT) is a project that rapidly transitions user-driven science needs into applications to benefit society and maximize the value of NASA satellite missions. SPoRT is fully funded by NASA and located at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

SPoRT is continuously expanding its suite of unique products that stem from SPoRT’s main research areas. Explore the following to access SPoRT’s near real-time data products, training tutorials, and research articles to enhance short-term forecast decision-making processes.

SPoRT Research Focus Areas

Air Quality
Land Surface Processes
Lightning & Convection
Synoptic & Mesoscale Processes
Tropical Systems
Technical Contact: Dr. Christopher Hain (
Responsible Official: Dr. Gary Jedlovec (
Page Curator: Paul Meyer (
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