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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Feb 04, 2021Keeping a Dry Eye on Drought in East Africa

The SERVIR team has developed models for groundwater demand based on Earth observations for parameters like rainfall and surface water from satellite missions.

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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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Dec 16, 2020A Well-Rooted Study

Using Landsat to keep an eye on the trees offers an effective way to monitor groundwater along river corridors in the Southwest.

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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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