Results of a NASA-funded pilot study to develop satellite-derived indicators in three issues areas—ambient air pollution, coastal eutrophication, and biomass burning—are presented NOvember 21, 2016, in the context of what makes an indicator that passes muster with policy and technical audiences, and the underlying satellite data and methodologies. Part of the monthly NASA Earthdata Webinar Series that highlights NASA EOSDIS data products and data access tools.