- On Friday, March 26th, the U.S. Geological Survey held a Congressional briefing on the Landsat Program at the Rayburn House Office Bldg. in Washington, D.C. The briefing, co-hosted by ASPRS, featured presentations by Tony Willardson of the Western States Water Council, Randy Wynne from Virginia Tech, and Bryant Cramer, the Associate Director of the Geography division of USGS. The presenters gave examples of Landsat’s importance as an impartial, timely information source on land conditions and the necessity of such information in the fields of global change research, agriculture, forestry, and regional planning.
Webinar Recording Available: Advancing Science Capabilities with Data Harmonization & NASA’s Harmonized Landsat Sentinel-2 (HLS) Products
This webinar provides an introduction to HLS data, services, and tools and shows you how to find resources to work with the data; visualize, search for, and access the data through NASA Worldview and Earthdata Search; it also demonstrates how to use the Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS) tool to visualize HLS data to monitor fires and floods.