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Sep 28, 2006GLOBE Workshop Held at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

An educational satellite validation field campaign called “Bridging the GAPS from Space: How to validate NASA Satellite Data in the Field” was recently conducted at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) in Dingmans Ferry, PA, on the grounds of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (DEWA). The field campaign was jointly sponsored by the […]

Sep 28, 2006Landsat Legacy Oral Histories Recorded in Santa Barbara

A set of¬†Landsat Legacy¬†interviews were conducted just north of Santa Barbara, CA on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2006. Landsat veterans from the Raytheon Santa Barbara Research Center were digitally recorded as they recounted their experiences building the MSS, TM, ETM, and ETM+ sensors that flew on the Landsat satellites. In the morning, Dr. Robert Tally, an […]

Sep 22, 2006Landsat at the North American Land Cover Summit: A Summary

The inaugural North American Land Cover Summit was held at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C. on September 20-22, 2006. Sponsoring the summit were the USGS, EPA, USDA Forest Service, NOAA, NASA, INEGI, Natural Resources Canada and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. ESRI, Clark Labs, Geographic Resource Solutions, Lockheed Martin, The Nature Conservancy, Global […]

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Sep 1, 2006UNEP Releases Atlas of Africa’s Lakes That Relies Heavily on Landsat Imagery

The United Nations Environment Programme’s (UNEP) Global Resource Information Database (GRID), located in Sioux Falls, SD, has released an atlas showing landscape-scale environmental changes that have affected Africa’s lakes over the past 30 years. The atlas is titled: “Africa’s Lakes: Atlas of Our Changing Environment.” The imagery found in the atlas is predominately from the […]