May 2012

May 2, 2012Landsat: A Global Land Imaging Program

Source:¬†Raymond A. Byrnes, USGS • Landsat satellites have continuously acquired space-based images of the Earth's land surface, coastal shallows, and coral reefs across four decades. The Landsat Program, a joint effort of the U.S. [...]

May 1, 2012Administration Releases 10-Year Global Change Strategic Plan

Source:¬†U.S. Global Change Research Program • On April 27th, the Obama Administration released a 10-year strategic plan for research related to global change, identifying priorities that will help state and local governments, businesses, [...]