Jan 28, 2011USGS Landsat Program Announces Release of TerraLook Software

Source: USGS Landsat Program TerraLook software Version 2.0 beta has been released, complete with a new user interface and improved usability. This simple and intuitive open-source software supports a variety of image processing and GIS capabilities, and works particularly well with the TerraLook images available from USGS EROS. The software can be downloaded from the […]

Jan 22, 2011Landsat Layers in ArcGIS

At the ESRI 2011 Federal User Conference (Jan. 19–21; Washington, D.C.) participants learned that ESRI is planning to incorporate four different layers of Landsat data from different time periods into its latest version of ArcGIS along with change detection tools. This applications known as a multi-temporal Landsat service is expected out in February 2011. For […]

Jan 17, 2011Web-Enabled Landsat Data Available at ORNL DAAC

The Web-enabled Landsat Data (WELD) project is systematically generating 30m composited Landsat Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+) mosaics of the conterminous United States and Alaska from 2005 to 2012. The WELD products are developed specifically to provide consistent data that can be used to derive land cover as well as geophysical and biophysical products for […]

Jan 10, 2011Landsat Part of USDA’s CropScape Geospatial Data Service

To provide easier access to geospatial satellite products, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) today announced the launch of CropScape, a new cropland exploring service. CropScape provides data users access to a variety of new resources and information, including the 2010 cropland data layer (CDL) just released in conjunction with CropScape.

Jan 7, 2011Landsat Education Featured at Director’s Seminar

Two prominent Landsat Education and Public Outreach projects were featured at today’s Director’s Seminar given by the Science and Exploration Directorate at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Jeannie Allen presented an overview of her project that has focused on workforce development with NASA Land Remote Sensing at community colleges from 2005 until the present. Then […]

Jan 4, 2011Solving the Mystery of Antarctic Ice Loss

Recent research has given scientists new insights into Antarctica’s ice loss. By combining ground, airborne, and spaceborne—including Landsat—measurements glaciologist now have a better idea of what is driving the massive ice losses witnessed over the past decade. Read Full NASA Article: + Unstable Antarctica: What’s Driving Ice Loss?