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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Mar 25, 2021Justin Braaten has the Code

Justin Braaten is a code wizard, helping everyone from wildlife ecologists to machine learning experts more easily use Landsat.

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Mar 11, 2021Economics of Nature: Mapping Liberia’s Ecosystems to Understand Their Value

The Liberian government, with the help of NASA and Conservation International, is using Landsat and GEDI data to estimate the country's natural capital.

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Jan 28, 2021Protecting Water for Generations to Come in Australia

Australia's natural resource regulator uses drones and satellite imagery to monitor water use and compliance with their water laws across New South Wales to ensure our water resources are protected for generations to come.

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Jan 27, 2021Mapping Landsat's Long History

UtahView's Ellie McGinty has created a Google Earth Web Map showcasing Landsat's history.

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Nov 16, 2020Landsat Imagery Could Help an Endangered Bird

Landsat imagery together with the processing power of Google Earth Engine were used to model the best habitat for rails along the Lower Colorado. Landsat is a joint mission of NASA and the USGS.

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Oct 27, 2020Greenland’s Retreating Glaciers Could Impact Local Ecology

Many of the Greenland’s glaciers are retreating while also undergoing other physical changes.

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Sep 22, 2020Warming Temperatures are Driving Arctic Greening

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.

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Sep 09, 2020The Stuff of Trees: Three-Decades of Forest Biomass Measured Across Canada

A new study reports a net increase of 5.38 petagrams of forest biomass between 1984 and 2016; carbon-wise, that is equivalent to a train of loaded coal cars long enough to wrap itself around Earth nearly 34 times.

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