Mar 29, 2013LDCM Status Update for March 29, 2013

Source: NASA Mar. 29, 2013 • All spacecraft and instrument systems continue to perform normally. LDCM’s two instruments have been ramping up their Earth image collects, and on March 27, the Operational Land Imager (OLI) and Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS) hit the 400 scenes per day mark. This is the data acquisition volume set forth in the […]

Mar 25, 2013USGS Distributes 11-Millionth Free Landsat Image

Source: @USGSLandsat Mar. 25, 2013 • The USGS Landsat project reported that on Sunday, March 24, 2013, the 11-millionth Landsat scene was downloaded for no charge from their archive.

Mar 19, 2013USGS Landsat Project Update – Volume 7 Issue 2 2013

Source: USGS Landsat Project Mar. 19, 2013 • The latest Landsat Project Update is now available from USGS: Landsat Mission News Successful Launch of the Landsat Data Continuity Mission! Landsat 5 Sets Guinness World Record Landsat Product Information LDCM/Landsat 8 File Naming Convention Product News Landsat 7 Lifetime Calibration Update Top of Atmosphere Reflectance Tips and Tricks […]

LDCM instrument heritage
Mar 19, 2013Landsat Instrument Heritage Infographic

Source: NASA APPEL Mar. 19, 2013 • A NASA APPEL group recently created an infographic exploring the heritage of the Landsat Data Continuity Mission’s (LDCM) two science instruments, the Operational Land Imager and the Thermal Infrared Sensor. NASA APPEL is a program designed to promote project management excellence and competency via training courses focused on individual learning, team learning, […]

Effect of gain degradation on TOA 30% reflector
Mar 19, 2013Landsat 7 Lifetime Degradation in Gains

Mar. 19, 2013 • The great strength of Landsat is its ability to let data users look at and analyze changes to the Earth’s landscapes from 1972 to the present. Accurate quantitative analysis of such change is dependent on consistent Landsat data from Landsat instrument to instrument (i.e. the Multispectral Scanner, Thematic Mapper, Enhanced Thematic Mapper […]

young visitors interacting with exhibit
Mar 18, 2013Landsat Exhibit Arrives at Goddard Visitor Center

Contributor: Tassia Owen, Landsat Project Science Office Mar. 18, 2013 • The Goddard Space Flight Center’s Visitor Center seemed a little greener this Saint Patrick’s Day, but it wasn’t because of four leaf clovers or children wearing green from head to toe.  Situated among exhibits that explore our solar system and galaxy, a new exhibit graced […]

Mar 15, 2013Landsat Search

Mar 10, 2013Water Management Archive

Oct 11, 2018 • Satellites on Toxic Algae Patrol Increasingly, water managers are turning to satellites like Landsat to monitor inland waters. Sep 1, 2018 • Reading the Tides: Monitoring Estuarine Habitats in Northern Australia with Landsat Australian researchers have used Landsat imagery to map coastal habitats critical to threatened and migratory species in northern […]

Landsat Science Team, Feb. 2013
Mar 6, 2013Landsat Science Team Meeting Held

Mar 6, 2013 • A Landsat Science Team Meeting was held from February 10–14, 2013 at the Santa Ynez Marriott in Buellton, Calif in conjunction with the Feb. 11 launch of the Landsat Data Continuity Mission satellite launch. Science team members received briefings and reviews on the launch, finalized their post-launch data evaluation plans, and […]