Aug 31, 2020Global Survey Using Landsat Shows Dramatic Growth of Glacial Lakes

Using 30 years of Landsat data, researchers have found that the volume of glacial lakes worldwide has increased by about 50% since 1990.

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May 18, 202040 Years After Mount St. Helens' Eruption, 40 Years of Forest Recovery

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.

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Jan 27, 2020Mapping it Out: Flooding & Landslides in Madagascar

Landsat continues to support the International Disaster Charter.

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Dec 12, 2019Tracking New Hydrothermal Activity in Yellowstone

Landsat is among the resources that scientists are using to assess hazards and track volcanic activity in Yellowstone.

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Dec 11, 2019Mapping Past Floods to Help Predict Future Ones

Landsat has enabled a more thorough understanding of how the Central Valley landscape is impacted by floods.

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Dec 11, 2019Watching Glacier Bay National Park Change

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.

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Dec 04, 2019Mapping the Mighty Mangrove

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.

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Feb 19, 2019The Synoptic View of California’s Camp Fire: A Scorching Reality of Today’s Fires

Sprawling urban fires that once plagued civilization were thought to be a thing the past—the Camp Fire let us know they are back.

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Dec 14, 2018How Landsat Helps Alert Communities to Local Flood Hazards

For larger rivers, Landsat provides a rich dataset to define spatiotemporal patterns of channel shifting.

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Dec 11, 2018Understanding How Fire Alters the Water Use of Sierra Nevada Forests

Fires play an important role in regulating forest density, vegetation water use, and runoff.

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