American Oyster
Aug 24, 2017Oyster Prospecting with Landsat 8

In the first study of its kind, researchers from the University of Maine have demonstrated that Landsat 8 satellite data can be used to find locations where oysters farms should thrive.

Chris Shuman
Aug 16, 2017On Iceberg Watch with Landsat’s Night-Vision

NASA Goddard research scientist Chris Shuman spoke recently to National Geographic about Delaware-sized iceberg that broke away from the Larsen C ice shelf last month.

cover of Landsat Legacy book
Aug 15, 2017Coming This Fall: Publication of Landsat Legacy Book

A seminal work on the nearly half-century of monitoring Earth’s lands with Landsat will be published this year.

Disaster Charter Landsat-based map of flooding in Venezuela
Aug 15, 2017Mapping Orinoco and Caroni River Floods in Venezuela

The Disaster Charter used Landsat 8 data to map flooding on the Orinoco and Caroni Rivers.

Landsat 9 Spacecraft Development on Schedule
Aug 10, 2017Landsat 9 Spacecraft Development on Schedule

The Landsat 9 spacecraft is on track and meeting all of the system and schedule requirements needed for the mission’s planned Dec. 2020 launch.