Wildfires in the western United States have been spreading to higher elevations over the past few decades due to warmer and drier conditions that are clearly linked to climate change.
California's blue oak woodlands have decreased by more than 1,200 square kilometers.
Mountaintop glacier ice in the tropics of all four hemispheres covers significantly less area than it did just 50 years ago.
Landsat data stretching back 40 years show that vegetation loss is most stark in desert ecosystems already on edge of habitability.
Antarctica’s George VI Ice Shelf experienced record melting during the 2019-2020 summer season.
A new method, fusing data from many sources, has been developed for quantifying forests' role as both carbon sink and carbon source.
Landsat 9 Project Scientist Jeff Masek joined astronaut Jessica Meir and other researchers to discuss the role of space and aviation technologies in studying our changing world as part of the Smithsonian Conservation Commons’ Earth Optimism initiative.
Many of the Greenland’s glaciers are retreating while also undergoing other physical changes.
Using satellite images to track global tundra ecosystems over decades, a new study found the region has become greener, as warmer air and soil temperatures lead to increased plant growth.