Dec 19, 2008LDCM to Benefit from New Technology

Contributor: Rob Gutro, NASA/GSFC and Ken Kingery, U-Idaho Engineers at the University of Idaho have developed unique new technology that will be used in upcoming NASA missions that will study the Earth and Sun-Earth connection. Under the general guidance of a grant technical officer Pen-Shu Yeh, a senior engineer at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, […]

Dec 19, 2008Landsat at 2008 AGU Fall Meeting

At the annual fall AGU meeting in San Francisco, CA, Landsat was featured in 90 different scientific talks and posters. The wide scope of these presentations indicates the large array of applications that benefit from Landsat data. Subject matter included: forest disturbance and regrowth, evapotranspiration, carbon estimates, snow and glacier assessments (10 papers), fire (7 […]

Dec 12, 2008Landsat Calibration Working Group Meeting Held

Contributor: Brian Markham The Landsat Calibration Working Group held their most recent semi-annual meeting at the USGS EROS facility in Sioux Falls, SD on December 3 and 4, 2008.  USGS/EROS Image Assessment System (IAS), NASA/GSFC LPSO, South Dakota State University, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), University of Arizona, and Ball Aerospace OLI calibration personnel attended […]

Brazilian Amazon
Dec 4, 2008The Carnegie Landsat Analysis System Lite (CLASLite) Receives New Grant

Source: Carnegie Institution for Science A new and improved tool to monitor deforestation and degradation in tropical forests has just gotten a huge boost. The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation has awarded the Carnegie Institution’s Department of Global Ecology with a $1.6-million grant to expand and improve CLASLite (The Carnegie Landsat Analysis System Lite), a […]