Landsat’s Critical Role in Protecting Human Health
Human Health Specifics
The use of satellite data by environmental managers tracking harmful algal bloom outbreaks along lakefronts and coasts can result in earlier detections that yield significant savings on healthcare, lost work hours and other economic costs.
Study of two metro areas finds where parks, trees and other green spaces are located.
Landsat helps monitor changes in artisanal gold mining areas, enabling land managers to prevent and remedy environmental impacts.
Socio-economically vulnerable populations are at a higher risk of experiencing urban heat effects.
The intensity of summer algal blooms has increased over the past three decades, according to a first-ever global survey of dozens of large, freshwater lakes.