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Landsat at the 2015 AGU Fall Meeting
At this year’s AGU Fall meeting over 325 presentations feature research done using Landsat data. The Landsat-related papers and posters run the gamut of disciplines from cryosphere to biogeoscience to hydrology to global environmental change to […]
Landsat Science Team Meeting Held
The U.S. Geological Survey hosted the most recent Landsat Science Team Meeting at the Earth Resources Observation and Science Data Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota from July 7–9. On the first day presentations on the project status were […]
Historical Satellite Images Reveal Snow is Melting Earlier in Wyoming
A NASA study of a basin in northwestern Wyoming revealed that the snowmelt season in the area is now ending on average about sixteen days earlier than it did from the 1970s through the 1990s.
From the River to the Sea
A pulse of water released down the lower reaches of the Colorado River last spring resulted in more than a 40 percent increase in green vegetation where the water flowed, as seen by the Landsat 8 satellite. The March 2014 release of water – an […]
Landsat Revisits Old Flames in Fire Trends
The Wallow Fire burned over 500,000 acres, making it the largest fire in Arizona history, to date. It is one of many large fires that fire managers and researchers have seen scorch forests nationwide since the early 2000s.