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Archive for June, 2012

Jun 28, 2012“Mud Island”

• Poplar Island rises out of the Chesapeake Bay as… Read More



Jorge Guarin and Ben Jose
Jun 27, 2012NASA-Funded Partnership Bringing Internship and Research Opportunities to Tribal Colleges

Source: Francina Garcia, Tohono O’odham Community College • Both this summer… Read More



Jun 19, 2012Thermal Radiation and the Electromagnetic Spectrum

Electromagnetic Spectrum Example



Chesapeake Bay region
Jun 19, 2012EarthSky Interview with Peter Claggett: Seeing Chesapeake Bay Changes with Landsat

Satellite images show big changes happening to Chesapeake Bay, the… Read More



forest in Gabon, Africa
Jun 18, 2012Landsat Sets the Standard for Maps of World’s Forests

• NASA’s Earth-observing fleet of satellites provides a worldwide and… Read More



Jun 18, 2012Dalhart, Texas 1972-2011

A 40 year sequence of Landsat images
showing the dry Texas panhandle near the
town of Dalhart.



Jun 18, 2012Global Rate of Deforestation

Graphic comparing three images of the U.S. National Mall.



Jun 18, 2012Mt. St. Helens, 1979-2011

Watch the forest recover after the 1980 Mt. St. Helens eruption.



Jun 18, 2012Yellowstone National Park

Timelapse of Yellowstone Park after large wildfires in 1989.



Jun 18, 2012Mapping The Future With Landsat

Landsat was used to identify areas of forest conservation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.



Jun 18, 2012Dalhart, Texas 1972-2011

A 40 year sequence of Landsat images
showing the dry Texas panhandle near the
town of Dalhart. thumbnail: http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/vis/a010000/a010900/a010967/Dalhart_TX_timelapse_20120421_gal.png



Jun 18, 2012Yellowstone National Park

Timelapse of Yellowstone Park after large wildfires in 1989. thumbnail: http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/vis/a010000/a010800/a010864/Yellowstone_iPad_cover_1024x576_gal.png



Jun 18, 2012Global Rate of Deforestation

Graphic comparing three images of the U.S. National Mall. thumbnail: http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/vis/a010000/a010800/a010873/AB-National_Mall_image_gal.png



Jun 18, 2012Mapping The Future With Landsat

Landsat was used to identify areas of forest conservation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. thumbnail: http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/vis/a010000/a011000/a011004/G2012-057_DRC_Landsat_final_youtube_hq_gal.png



Jun 18, 2012Mt. St. Helens, 1979-2011

Watch the forest recover after the 1980 Mt. St. Helens eruption. thumbnail: http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/vis/a010000/a010500/a010550/G2010-077_Mount_St_Helens_youtube_hq_gal.png



Jun 12, 2012UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space holds special panel on the 40th anniversary of Landsat

• Peace, may not be the first thing that comes… Read More



Ganges River Delta
Jun 8, 2012Best of ‘Earth As Art’: A Contest to Celebrate 40 Years of Landsat

• During a span of 40 years, since 1972, the… Read More



Jun 6, 2012Landsat 7 Back on Track

Source: USGS Landsat Mission • In late April, Landsat 7 had… Read More



Jun 4, 2012Aging Landsat 5 Changes Glasses At 28: Vintage Satellite Finds New Life with Alternate Imaging System

Source: USGS • Landsat 5 has orbited Earth over 150,000 times… Read More