January 2017


Landsat Images Provided to the Disaster Charter, Jan. 2017
Jan 31, 2017Landsat Images Provided to the Disaster Charter, Jan. 2017

The International Charter is a system that supplies free satellite imagery to emergency responders anywhere in the world. The Charter concept is this: a single phone number is made available to authorized parties providing 24/7 contact to a [...]

current LST in sepia
Jan 25, 2017Landsat Science Team Happenings

The winter Landsat Science Team meeting was held earlier this month at Boston University from Jan. 10–12, 2017.

forest cover change in Gombe National Park
Jan 24, 2017How Satellite Data Changed Chimpanzee Conservation Efforts

Approximately 345,000 or fewer chimpanzees remain in the wild, according to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, a substantial decline from the more than two million that existed a hundred years ago.

NASA remote sensing image
Jan 18, 2017Landsat-Related Webinar Offered by NASA ARSET

NASA ARSET is offering an advanced webinar that teaches you how to perform land cover classifications with Landsat data.

trumpeter swans
Jan 12, 2017Where the Wetlands Are

Documenting and protecting wetlands has become crucial to the eight states and two Canadian provinces thronging the Great Lakes.

LANDFIRE land/fire schematic
Jan 10, 2017LANDFIRE 2014 Update Completed for CONUS

The LANDFIRE 2014 Update for the conterminous United States has been completed, with Alaska and Hawaii soon to follow. 

outlet glacier
Jan 9, 2017Using Landsat to Take the Long View on Greenland’s Glaciers

A new Landsat-based data portal enables scientists to study in unprecedented detail how fast outlet glaciers such as this one move and change over space and time.