Using 30 years of Landsat data, researchers have found that the volume of glacial lakes worldwide has increased by about 50% since 1990.
Landsat data (since 1972) is helping scientists Sean Healey and Zhiqiang Yang of the Rocky Mountain Research Station (U.S. Forest Service) study the long-term impact of the May 18, 1980, eruption of Mount St. Helens.
Landsat continues to support the International Disaster Charter.
Landsat is among the resources that scientists are using to assess hazards and track volcanic activity in Yellowstone.
Landsat has enabled a more thorough understanding of how the Central Valley landscape is impacted by floods.
Dramatic changes in Glacier Bay National Park, not particularly evident from the ground or the deck of a cruise ship, come into sharp focus when viewed using the time series of Landsat satellite images.
A new longitudinal study from Australia has harnessed thirty years of NASA/USGS Landsat data to map the nationwide movement and migration of mangrove forests.
Sprawling urban fires that once plagued civilization were thought to be a thing the past—the Camp Fire let us know they are back.
For larger rivers, Landsat provides a rich dataset to define spatiotemporal patterns of channel shifting.