Oct 18, 2021NASA Invites Media to Briefing on New Water Data Platform

The cornerstone data for OpenET is from the Landsat program.

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Aug 02, 2021Planning the Future of Palau Fish Stocks with Satellites

In Micronesia, the nation of Palau is building sustainable aquaculture farms in the ocean with the help of satellites.

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Aug 02, 2021Landsat Sees Dr. Beach's Top 10 Beaches of 2021

For over 30 years, Dr. Beach, aka Dr. Stephen Leatherman, a professor and coast geomorphologist at Florida International University, has created a Top 10 Beach list based on criteria including water and sand quality, safety, and management. You can find his 2021 picks here and see how Landsat views them as well.

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May 15, 2021Spotting Brittany's 'Green Tides' from Space

'Green tides' of algae have wreaked havoc across the coastlines of Brittany, France, for half a century due to high levels of agricultural runoff. With efforts to reduce these underway, a new technique using over three decades of satellite images highlights the extent of the continuing problem.

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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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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 05, 2021Landsat Shows the Collapse of Northern California Kelp Forests

Most of Northern California’s kelp forest ecosystem is gone, replaced by widespread ‘urchin barrens’ that may persist long into the future, according to a new study.

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Mar 03, 2021Landsat Assists ICESat-2 with First Global Survey of Freshwater Fluctuation

Lidar measurements of surface water level combined with Landsat-based surface water maps have enabled the first quantification of how humans impact the water cycle.

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Feb 09, 2021Landsat & Drones Used to Reconstruct Past Environmental Change

Vegetation cover along the Kuiseb River in the Namib Desert has increased over the last 35 years, Landsat has helped show.

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