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Amy McNally

Assistant Researcher, FEWS NET, NASA GSFC, USAID's Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance

How I work with Harvest


Amy leads research on remote sensing applications for food security, and the Famine Early Warning Land Data Assimilation System (FLDAS), which includes working with the Harvest team to make FLDAS monitoring and forecasting data more accessible and user friendly.



Amy McNally is a Research Scientist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center's Terrestrial Information Systems Laboratory. She uses hydrologic models and satellite data to monitor and forecast water availability for the USAID’s Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) and other food and water security applications. Amy specializes in research-to-operations, to keep user communities up-to-date with the latest science and technology. Amy has a Ph.D in Geography from University of California Santa Barbara, an M.S. in Water Resources Policy and Management from Oregon State University, and B.S. in Environmental and Forest Biology from SUNY-ESF.


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Amy McNally