- 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.
International Relations: Landsat on the Agenda
Strengthened cooperation between the United States and the Philippines to include bilateral cooperation on the Landsat Program, according to White House fact sheet.