Archive for August, 2010

Aug 28, 2010Root of the Matter: A New Map Shows Decline of Life-Saving Forests

Contributor: Gretchen Cook-Anderson, NASA‘s Earth Science News Team Countless people clung… Read More

Savernaya Zemlya, Russian Arctic Islands
Aug 25, 2010Landsat-Based Publication Shows Glaciers Retreating in Asia

Source: Jessica Robertson and Jane Ferrigno, USGS Many of Asia’s glaciers… Read More

Aug 25, 2010MSS Transition to LPGS Processing

Source: USGS Landsat Mission Website The Landsat project will begin processing… Read More

Aug 24, 2010Hurricane Katrina: A NASA Satellite Video Retrospective

Landsat is featured in a NASA video retrospective on Hurricane Katrina showing… Read More

A portion of the map showing mangrove forests distributions of the world.
Aug 18, 2010Landsat Enables World’s Most Comprehensive Mangrove Assessment

The most definitive map of Earth’s mangrove forests has been… Read More

Aug 9, 2010A Landsat Milestone: Three Million Free Scenes Distributed

USGS EROS has distributed over three million scenes for free… Read More