Listen and see… stories about Landsat.
Landsat Provides Global View of Speed of Ice
Scientists are providing a near-real-time view of every large glacier and ice sheet on Earth with Landsat 8.
Landsat & Lasers: Your Job is to Monitor 860 Million Acres of Forest, Go!
Landsat Science Team member, Mike Wulder, spoke with the International Boreal Forest Research Association last year during their May 2015 conference in Rovaniemi, Finland.
Agriculture: The View From Space
The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations published an audio article about using geospatial data, including Landsat, to monitor would agriculture on soundcloud.
Landsat Helps Feed Tired And Hungry Birds
The BirdReturns program, created by The Nature Conservancy of California, is an effort to provide “pop-up habitats” for some of the millions of shorebirds, such as sandpipers and plovers, that migrate each year from their summer breeding grounds […]
What’s the Big Idea? — Charting Change from the Skies
Tom Loveland, research scientist with the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, explains how he uses data — both past and present — to help scientists, natural resource managers, and the public better understand how the face of […]
FEMA uses Landsat to know when to update their flood risk maps.
Landsat 8 celebrates its first year in orbit.
The Coldest Place on Earth is in Antarctica
Landsats sensors record several wavelengths, which can be used individually or in combination.
Investigating the link between insects and forest fires.
Landsat monitors water quality in the Chesapeake Bay
From Russia to South Africa, Landsat observes land cover and land use change.
February 2013 launch of the 8th Landsat satellite
Environmental Monitoring with Public Domain Satellites
te talks with SkyTruth president, John Amos, about using public domain satellite imagery, such as Landsat, to monitor the environment. SkyTruth uses all types of satellite imagery to monitor environmental changes and disasters; Landsat is […]
EarthSky Interview with Peter Claggett: Seeing Chesapeake Bay Changes with Landsat
Satellite images show big changes happening to Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the U.S., where freshwater meets the sea. Peter Claggett is a research geographer with the U.S. Geological Survey’s Eastern Geographic Science Center. […]
EarthSky Interview with Alan Belward: Tracking Changes to Earth’s Forests from Space
Satellite researcher Alan Belward works for the Institute for Environment and Sustainability, part of the European Commission’s Joint Research Center in Ispra, Italy. Dr. Belward heads the Land Resource Management Unit, which looks at […]
Dakota Midday Learns about Landsat
On the last day of the Science Team Meeting, NASA and USGS Landsat Project Scientists Jeff Masek and Tom Loveland along with Science Team leader Curtis Woodcock talked live with South Dakota Public Radio’s Dakota Midday about the Landsat […]
A Carbon Agreement That Would Rely on Landsat Data
At the UN climate talks in Cancun, a satellite-based protocol to track deforestation is being met with some optimism. In this new initiative to incentivize forest conservation in developing countries, Landsat data would be used to verify […]