Sep 27, 2012Vermilion Parish, LA

It’s marshland vs. ocean on the Gulf Coast of Louisiana.

Sep 27, 2012Landsat Users Agriculture

Vineyards and forest management companies both rely on Landsat data.

Sep 27, 2012Rebuilding Poplar Island

After decades of disappearing into the Chesapeake Bay, Poplar Island is being rebuilt.

Sep 27, 2012Vermilion Parish, LA

It’s marshland vs. ocean on the Gulf Coast of Louisiana. thumbnail: http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/vis/a010000/a011000/a011042/7-Loveland-1-Pecan_series_gal.png

Sep 27, 2012Landsat Users Agriculture

Vineyards and forest management companies both rely on Landsat data. thumbnail: http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/images/gallery/Landsat/Grapes-Close-up_gal.png

Sep 27, 2012Rebuilding Poplar Island

After decades of disappearing into the Chesapeake Bay, Poplar Island is being rebuilt. thumbnail: http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/vis/a010000/a011000/a011028/G2012-075_Poplar_Island_timelapse-short_gal.png

Landsat Satellites Find the 'Sweet Spot' for Crops
Sep 27, 2012Landsat Satellites Find the ‘Sweet Spot’ for Crops

Farmers are using maps created with free data from NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey’s Landsat satellites that show locations that are good and not good for growing crops.

Cladophora on shore of N. Manitou Island
Sep 26, 2012Using Landsat to Map Cladophora in the Great Lakes

Sep 26, 2012 • Cladophora, a nuisance, native green algae that grows attached to solid substrate in all of the Laurentian Great Lakes, has expanded its range partially due to invasive quagga and zebra mussels. During significant storm events it detaches and washes up on lakeshore beaches, causing outbreaks of avian botulism as it decays. […]

Landsat stamps
Sep 24, 2012NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center Invites Media to Attend First-Issue Ceremony of ‘Earthscapes’ Forever Stamps

Source: Rani Gran, NASA Goddard What: First-Day-of-Issue dedication ceremony for the Earthscapes Forever stamps. The event is free and open to the public. When: Mon., Oct. 1, 2012, 10:30 a.m. EDT Where: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center Visitor Center, 8800 Greenbelt Rd., Greenbelt, Md. 20771 The U.S. Postal Service kicks off National Stamp Collecting Month in October by […]

First-Issue Ceremony for 'Earthscapes' Stamps
Sep 24, 2012First-Issue Ceremony for ‘Earthscapes’ Stamps

Two Landsat images appear on the upcoming “Earthscapes” stamps, which will be promoted at a free event Oct. 1 at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.

Atlas V 400 series launch vehicle diagram
Sep 19, 2012Upper Stage of LDCM Rocket Arrives at Vandenberg Air Force Base

On Friday, Sept. 14, 2012 United Launch Alliance (ULA), the LDCM launch vehicle provider, delivered the upper stage of the LDCM Atlas V 401 launch vehicle, called the Centaur, to Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. Previously, on August 27, 2012 the Atlas V booster (Stage 1) was delivered to Vandenberg.

Sep 19, 2012Technical Announcement: International Landsat Cooperators to Confer in Sioux Falls

Source: Tom Holm, USGS Global coordination advanced through long-standing annual meeting As Landsat continues to circle Earth, international partners of the Landsat program in almost a dozen locations downlink and process the data, sharing images with a global community of scientists, engineers, and land managers. These partners meet annually for the Landsat Technical Working Group (LTWG) […]

Sep 19, 2012Logging in Southeastern US

Forest loss from timber harvesting and mountain top removal mining in the Southeast US, 2005-2010.

Sep 19, 2012Forest changes in Trinity County

Wildfires and logging have made their imprint on forests in Trinity County, California.

Sep 19, 2012Deforestation in Brazil, 1975-2012

Observe the spreading loss of Amazon forest in western Brazil, in the state of Rondonia.

Sep 19, 2012City Growth on Flickr

Cities around the world have grown under Landsat’s watch. Our Flickr page has then and now comparisons.

Sep 19, 2012Mountaintop Removal Mining on Eastern Seaboard of US

Flyover the Eastern US, highlighting areas of forest loss, 2005-2010.

Sep 19, 2012Evaporation and Transpiration

An illustration explaining the process of evapotranspiration.

Sep 19, 2012US Cities

U.S. cities as viewed by Landsat.

Sep 19, 2012Forest changes in Trinity County

Wildfires and logging have made their imprint on forests in Trinity County, California. thumbnail: http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/vis/a010000/a011000/a011040/Trinity_fires_gal.png