Dec 03, 2020Landsat 9—Continuing the Legacy

This new four-part video series shares the history of Landsat, how Landsat 9 works, how Landsat data gets from the satellite to the ground, and how Landsat data can be used with other data to support a wide range of research and applications. Enjoy!

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Nov 30, 2020Remembering David Landgrebe

Landgrebe was a giant in the world of quantitative remote sensing.

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Nov 25, 2020Report: Landsat 9 and the Future of the Sustainable Land Imaging Program

The Congressional Research Service has released a new report about the future of Landsat.

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Nov 25, 2020Africa Flores: Using Satellite Data to Monitor Algal Blooms

Scientist and Landsat data user Africa Flores recently talked with Science Friday about her work.

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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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Nov 09, 2020Earth Observations are for the Birds

Earth observations and citizen science are informing a program called BirdReturns to help restore lost natural wetlands.

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Nov 02, 2020From Space to Farm

Farmers rely on the accuracy of a crucial NASA and USGS mission, Landsat, to make decisions about crops.

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Nov 02, 2020Talking Climate Change with Conservation and Earth Scientists

Landsat 9 Project Scientist Jeff Masek joined astronaut Jessica Meir and other researchers to discuss the role of space and aviation technologies in studying our changing world as part of the Smithsonian Conservation Commons’ Earth Optimism initiative.

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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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Oct 27, 2020Landsat 9 Project Scientist on Expert Panel for Smithsonian Earth Optimism Event

Dr. Jeff Masek will talk about the Landsat data record and its role helping us understand our planet.

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