Horticulturist David Ramming with grapes growing in the San Joaquin Valley
Dec 15, 2010Landsat Data Addresses Needs of California Growers

Dec 15, 2010 • With the capability to provide valuable information about individual farm fields, vineyards, and orchards, NASA satellites soon will provide California growers in the San Joaquin Valley with important information about crop growth, irrigation demands and forecasts, as well as imagery of their fields throughout the growing season. To support irrigation management […]

Landsat-derived deforestation trends
Dec 6, 2010A Carbon Agreement That Would Rely on Landsat Data

Dec 6, 2010 • 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 deforestation rates. This initiative known as Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) […]