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 20, 2021Downstream Consequences: How NASA Satellites Track Harmful Algal Blooms

Harmful algal blooms pose a health risk to fish and other wildlife as well as humans; satellites, including Landsat, are helping public health officials keep people safe.

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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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Apr 15, 2021Virginia T. Norwood, Engineer Responsible for First Landsat Multispectral Scanner, Receives 2021 ASPRS Lifetime Achievement Award

Top honors were bestowed upon Virginia Norwood in recognition of her far reaching impact on the field of remote sensing.

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Apr 09, 2021Landsat 9 Completes Test Simulating Harsh Space Environment

The Landsat 9 satellite has successfully completed its most strenuous environmental test leading up to launch.

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Mar 31, 2021Data Chat with Dr. Jeffrey Masek

The Harmonized Landsat Sentinel-2 (HLS) project offers daily, 30-meter global land surface data products to facilitate a wide range of terrestrial Earth science research.

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Mar 29, 2021New USGS Case Studies Highlight Female Landsat Data Users

During the month of March, as we collectively celebrate Women History’s Month, we want to share a fantastic trio of user case study videos published by the U.S. Geological Survey.

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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 22, 2021Landsat Satellite Data Warns of Harmful Algal Blooms

Landsat helps water resource managers know where to look for dangerous algal blooms in Utah lakes.

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Mar 17, 2021Twenty Years of Bark Beetle Activity Tracked Across Colorado Forests

More than two decades worth of Landsat satellite imagery was used to quantify how beetle outbreaks have impacted high-elevations forests in Colorado, southern Wyoming, and northern New Mexico.

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