|Miles of Algae Covering Lake Erie; The New York Times
Landsat data was chief among a collection of satellite data used to show the 700 square mile algae bloom in western Lake Erie.
For 1st Time, NASA Uses Black Marble Tech in Disaster Response—the Images of Puerto Rico are Amazing; CNBC
This article about the use of NASA’s Black Marble to see power outage extents in Puerto Rico, also shows a Landsat 8 image that was used to assess flooding extent in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria.
D.C.’s Heat Islands; D.C. Policy Center
This article uses Landsat 8 data to analyze vegetation patterns, temperature trends, and neighborhoods vulnerable to heat-related illnesses on the urban heat island of Washington D.C.
Amalfi Coast Fires in Italy; ESA
Sentinel-2 and Landsat 8 data were used to illustrate the extent of summer wildfires that tormented Italy’s Amalfi Coast.
Who is the Wet Prince of Bel Air? Here are the Likely Culprits; Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting
Investigative journalists from Reveal used satellite imagery, including Landsat, in an attempt to track down Los Angeles residents who were using outsized amounts of water during California’s drought. Their findings included one property using the amount of water typically used by 90 families.
Hell and High Water; The Texas Tribune & ProPublica
More than a year before Hurricane Harvey, The Texas Tribune and ProPublica put together this imagery-intensive explanation of Houston’s unique vulnerability to hurricane storm surges. Landsat was a key source for the base images used.
Losing Ground; ProPublica & The Lens
An in-depth, interactive look at the disappearing lands of the Mississippi Delta region featuring Landsat as both base map and change indicator.