Apr 20, 2021South Asian Farmers Fine Tune When to Water with Landsat

Putting NASA and USGS satellite information at farmers’ fingertips leads to less water use and better crop yields in South Asia.

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Apr 19, 2021Earth Day Connections: NASA Investigates Vegetation

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.

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Feb 04, 2021Keeping a Dry Eye on Drought in East Africa

The SERVIR team has developed models for groundwater demand based on Earth observations for parameters like rainfall and surface water from satellite missions.

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Nov 02, 2020From Space to Farm

Farmers rely on the accuracy of a crucial NASA and USGS mission, Landsat, to make decisions about crops.

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Oct 07, 2020Satellite Imagery Helps Farmers Cut Water Use in Half

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.

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Sep 21, 2020Mapping Twenty Years Of Historical US Midwestern Corn And Soybean Information with Landsat

A new data set uses Landsat data to extend the Crop Data Layer back in time.

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Sep 15, 2020Transforming Water Management in the U.S. West with Satellite Data

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.

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Sep 03, 2020Landsat Data Informs New Projects Exploring Connections Between the Environment and COVID-19

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.

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Jun 27, 2020Agriculture: The View From Space

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.

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Apr 22, 2020Plants from Space with Martha Anderson

USDA researcher Martha Anderson uses satellites and instruments like Landsat and ECOSTRESS to see how stressed plants are from space.

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