Global Nominee

Plant-Ent received a Global Nomination.


Develop a web tool, mobile device app or add-on for existing apps or websites that leverages NASA imagery and climate data to illustrate the impacts of our changing Earth in areas of interest to you. Some ideas to explore include:

  • Use NASA Earth observations data, social media, smart phones, and Short Message Service (SMS) text phones to collect Earth observations and connect public in local, regional, and national networks to communicate about our changing planet.
  • Examine current natural events curated by NASA’s EONET (Earth Observatory Natural Event Tracker) by browsing global historical and near real-time imagery from space.
  • Upload images or other data points demonstrating visible observations and how they compare to satellite data. For example, generating early-warning alerts or validating precipitation rates reported from NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement Mission.
  • Integrate NASA imagery with a mobile assistant to allow for dynamic image generation based on a basic request structure.

Costa Rica is aiming for Carbon neutrality on 2021. We need to do something to help against climate change.

One very good solution for keeping CO2 from getting in to the atmosphere is plating trees. But it is not just planting a tree that helps, is making it grow and know what tree species are good for your community.

Our solution uses NASA's data to show why this is important and how you can help, by correlating temperature and CO2 emitions through time and how planting and growing trees helps. Then it shows users what tree species are good for planting in the community they live in, and for the different purpose they want it (enhance scenery, habitat for animals, reduce carbon footprint, etc.) It then shows an itinerary of steps to make that tree grow and gives points as rewards for achieving each step.

On the community section of our solution users can see all the planted trees and they can also find tree repositories to go and get the one they want to plant.

Resources Used


  • Atlas TEC 2014


  • Ionic Framework
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