The Summer 2010 Landsat Science Team meeting was hosted by Rick Allen and Tony Morse in Boise, Idaho from June 15–17. Meeting topics included USGS and NASA Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) updates, Landsat 5 and 7 status reports, Landsat archive and processing discussions, Global Land Survey updates, Landsat User Survey results, Thermal InfraRed Sensor (TIRS) status, Landsat 9 requirements planning, an Operational Land Imager (OLI) image simulation presentation, and science team member research presentations.
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Safeguarding freshwater resources is crucial, and while scientists use a variety of ground-based techniques to gauge water quality, the Landsat program has provided water quality data from orbit for decades.