Putting NASA and USGS satellite information at farmers’ fingertips leads to less water use and better crop yields in South Asia.
Scientists use Landsat to track changing patterns of deforestation that tells them how Amazonian agricultural practices have changed, from small family holdings to massive ranching operations.
The SERVIR team has developed models for groundwater demand based on Earth observations for parameters like rainfall and surface water from satellite missions.
Farmers rely on the accuracy of a crucial NASA and USGS mission, Landsat, to make decisions about crops.
A young start-up is using satellite data to give California farmers better information about water, which can translate into water savings or bigger yield for the same input.
A new data set uses Landsat data to extend the Crop Data Layer back in time.
A new web-based platform called OpenET will soon be putting satellite data in the hands of farmers, water managers and conservation groups to accelerate improvements and innovations in water management.
Satellite images are helping to reveal how COVID-19 lockdown measures are impacting food security, urban surface heat, water quality and aquatic ecosystems, and more in NASA-funded studies.
The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations published an audio article about using geospatial data, including Landsat, to monitor would agriculture on soundcloud.