Landsat Science Archive
Colombia loses hundreds of km2 of rainforest every year to agriculture and industry.
Twin satellite views show gypsy moth destruction in Rhode Island.
A South Dakota State University research team led by imaging engineer Larry Leigh has completed the first worldwide search for new satellite calibration sites through a partnership with Google Earth. The one-year project was made possible […]
If trees could talk, they would say that Hansen is among their best friends. He is one the world’s foremost forest sentries.
Rochester Institute of Technology researchers have solved a problem nagging NASA’s Landsat 8 Earth-sensing satellite.
A joint project of University of British Columbia and the Canadian Forest Service—made possible by free and open access to the Landsat archive—has characterized the changes to Canada’s forest between 1985 and 2012.
The Charter concept is this: a single phone number is made available to authorized parties providing 24/7 contact to a person who can activate the charter.
NASA has awarded a delivery order under the Rapid Spacecraft Acquisition III (Rapid III) contract to Orbital Sciences Corporation of Dulles, Virginia, known publicly as Orbital ATK, for the Landsat 9 spacecraft.
Today, we are getting richer and more plentiful information about Earth’s land surface than ever before. But amid all of this modern Earth observing splendor, one truism remains: No sensor can image the past.
A special issue of the journal Remote Sensing of Environment details the improved capabilities and mission role of Landsat 8.
Valerie Pasquarella, a postdoctoral fellow with the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s Northeast Climate Science Center, recently released a series of new maps showing the magnitude and extent of damage from the current gypsy moth outbreak in […]
This month, three Landsat scenes were ingested by the USGS Hazard Data Distribution System to provide data for Charter activations.
Glaciologist and prolific AGU blogger, Mauri Pelto, regularly publishes posts about changing glaciers around the globe on his “From a Glacier’s Perspective” blog. In many cases, Landsat data informs his posts.
Government agencies, research universities, independent hackers, coding bootcamp grads, do-good dev shops, swarms of startups, and multi-billion dollar defense contractors are all furiously building Landsat Viewers.
A longtime innovator in space-based Earth observation at Boston University and a team that has paved the way for the next generation of satellite precipitation observations have both been honored with the 2016 William T. Pecora Award for […]
Fifty years ago, on September 21, 1966, Secretary of the Interior Stewart Udall announced his vision to create “a program aimed at gathering facts about the natural resources of the earth from earth-orbiting satellites.”
The world has gained 115,000 km2 of water and 173,000 km2 of land over the past 30 years.
Landsat 9 passed one of its important reviews: “Key Decision Point B (KDP-B)” on August 17.
Australia turned to Landsat. At Geoscience Australia, Landsat 8 Science Team member Leo Lymburner works with the flood mapping team headed by Norman Mueller that conceived of the Water Observations from Space project, or WOfS.
James Bridle, a British artist and writer based in Athens, Greece, has created two art pieces that revolve around Landsat data.
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