Dec 08, 2020AGU Panel Explores Environmental Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic, as Observed from Space

Landsat shows some of the ways in which COVID-19 is changing the environment.

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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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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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Jul 14, 2020Early Detection of Algae ‘Blooms’ by Satellite Yields Healthcare Savings

The use of satellite data by environmental managers tracking harmful algal bloom outbreaks along lakefronts and coasts can result in earlier detections that yield significant savings on healthcare, lost work hours and other economic costs.

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Jun 23, 2020Landsat Helps Urban Planners Find Disparities in Access to Green Spaces

Study of two metro areas finds where parks, trees and other green spaces are located.

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Mar 05, 2020Landsat Gives Epidemiologists Key Insights

How the fields of epidemiology and remote sensing intersect to help the public.

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Dec 14, 2019Assessing the Environmental Impacts of Artisanal Gold Mining

Landsat helps monitor changes in artisanal gold mining areas, enabling land managers to prevent and remedy environmental impacts.

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Dec 09, 2019How Urban Heat Affects the Socially Vulnerable in Sun Belt Cities

Socio-economically vulnerable populations are at a higher risk of experiencing urban heat effects.

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Oct 14, 2019Lakes Worldwide Are Experiencing More-Severe Algal Blooms, 30-years of Landsat Data Shows

The intensity of summer algal blooms has increased over the past three decades, according to a first-ever global survey of dozens of large, freshwater lakes.

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Sep 05, 2019Hot in the City, And Hotter Still in Low-Income Areas

A new investigative report published by NPR has found that it's hotter in cities' low income areas.

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