Archive for August, 2012

Soybean Crops in Brazil / Paraguay
Aug 29, 2012Landsat Adds Tremendous Value to Decision-Making and Bottom Line

Dr. Stephanie Hulina, President of Geospatial Data Analysis Corporation (GDA… Read More

Shemya Island
Aug 29, 2012Analyzing Landsat to Mitigate Bird/Aircraft Collisions

The presence of birds near an aircraft runway is a… Read More

Aug 29, 2012USGS Landsat Update – Volume 6 Issue 3, 2012 now available

Aug. 29, 2012 • The USGS Landsat Update is now available. Articles include:… Read More

HOBI award
Aug 28, 2012Landsat Data Bit by Bit: What Goes into Getting it Right

The great strength of Landsat data is its long record,… Read More

Dr. Martha Anderson, research scientist, USDA
Aug 26, 2012Mapping Water Use from Space

[Source: Library of Congress] Dr. Martha Anderson, research scientist, USDA,… Read More

Aug 24, 2012Landsat Metadata Release Moves Forward

Source: USGS Landsat Mission Aug. 24, 2012 • A large metadata and… Read More

Khumbu ice fall
Aug 23, 2012New Study Maps Himalayan Glacier Behavior

Source: European Space Agency Aug. 23, 2012 • Glaciers are one of… Read More

Aug 22, 2012Thermal Detector Technology Used on TIRS

Source: NASA GSFC @ YouTube •  All objects emit infrared radiation… Read More

Landsat Data Continuity Mission Environmental Testing is Underway
Aug 22, 2012Landsat Data Continuity Mission Environmental Testing is Underway

Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) Observatory Electromagnetic Interference/Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMI/EMC) testing is underway at Orbital Sciences Corporation’s Gilbert, Ariz., location.

LDCM in environmental testing
Aug 21, 2012LDCM in Environmental Testing

• The Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) is currently undergoing… Read More

Aug 20, 2012Landsat Shows Yellowstone Burn Recovery

A combination of lightning, drought and human activity caused fires… Read More

Aug 10, 2012New Landsat Filenames and Metadata Updates to be Released

Source: USGS Landsat Mission On August 21, 2012, all newly… Read More

Precipitation patterns of Tibetan Plateau
Aug 8, 2012Changing Precipitation Patterns Impacting Tibetan Plateau Glaciers

In the July issue of Nature Climate Change, Tandong Yao and… Read More