The Landsat Program

This joint NASA/USGS program provides the longest continuous space-based record of Earth’s land in existence. Every day, Landsat satellites provide essential information to help land managers and policy makers make wise decisions about our resources and our environment. + Landsat Case Studies ebook

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Big Data Helps Scientists Dig Deeper
In 2008, the U.S. Geological Survey took 3.6 million images acquired by Landsat
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Earth data

More Ways to Get Landsat Data

Last Thursday, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that it is now hosting Landsat 8 imagery on its publicly accessible Simple Storage Service (S3).[]
Fremont Lake Basin

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 []
Landsat 8 image of Great Salt Lake 2013

Geographia

Journey with us into the cartographic past. Latest look: Great Salt Lake, 1859 []

Landsat 8 sketch

“With the full Landsat record available, we can finally look at really big problems, like the global carbon cycle.”