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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Apr 08, 2020Raising a Glass in Wine Country to Better Water Management

Grape growers like Gallo are using data from Earth-observing satellites to better track soil and vine moisture levels, understand vine water use and plan grapevine irrigation.

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Mar 20, 2020New Satellite-Based Algorithm Pinpoints Crop Water Use

A new satellite-driven biophysical model can make accurate forecasts of crop water use that are critical for farmland water management and sustainability.

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