a PA state forest
Dec 11, 2018Monitoring Forest Health Amid Oil and Gas Extraction

Following changes in long-term forest health around oil and gas wells in the Pennsylvania State Forest.

Salt marsh on Assateague Island
Dec 11, 2018Mapping Long-term Salt Marsh Change with Landsat

This research identified the Delmarva as an area of significant salt marsh loss over the last three decades.

tile drainage installation
Dec 11, 2018Improving Water Resource Management in the Great Plains

Making annual high-resolution agricultural subsurface drainage maps for the Northern Great Plains regions using multiple satellite and model datasets with Google Earth Engine.

Calving of A-68
Dec 11, 2018The Dynamic Nature of a Large Iceberg Calving Event

Iceberg A-68 calved from the Larsen C during a period of larger then average tidal cycles.

oyster reef
Dec 10, 2018Investigating the Ecosystem Services Provided by Oysters

There is evidence of oyster reefs driving estuary-scale detention of freshwater in the Suwannee Sound.

Mojave National Preserve
Dec 10, 2018Shrub and Grass Vegetation Declining Across Great Basin

Across the Great Basin from 1984-2016, shrub and grass vegetation are declining.

almond orchard
Dec 10, 2018Towards Agricultural Sustainability of Fruit and Nut Trees in California’s Central Valley

A robust detection method to track crop cover dynamics and identify the planting year through Landsat time series data.

Antarctica velocity mapping
Dec 10, 2018More Glaciers in East Antarctica Are Waking Up

New detailed NASA maps of ice velocity and elevation show that a group of glaciers spanning one-eighth of East Antarctica’s coast have begun to lose ice over the past decade, hinting at widespread changes in the ocean.

fjord
Dec 10, 2018Mapping Circulation Patterns of Icy Fjords

“Great insight comes from thinking in multi-sensor and using several constellations together.”

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Dec 10, 2018Landsat at #AGU18

Learn what scientists, researchers, and students are doing with Landsat data this year at AGU 2018.

sagebrush
Nov 29, 2018Post-fire Sagebrush Recovery Looks to Landsat Time Series Data for Solutions

USGS scientists are working with the Landsat-based NLCD shrubland dataset to help land managers restore native sagebrush landscapes.

muskrat
Nov 26, 2018Stanford Researchers Find That a Drying Canadian Delta has Driven Muskrat Population Decline

Stanford research shows the drying trend in Canada’s Peace-Athabasca Delta is linked to the long-term decline in populations of the semi-aquatic muskrat.

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Nov 19, 2018NASA Webinar on Mapping Global Urbanization with Landsat and High-Resolution Reference Data Held Nov. 14

Webinar described the production of the Global Man-made Impervious Surface dataset and its companion urban extent dataset called Human Built-up And Settlement Extent.

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Nov 14, 2018Poster Featuring Landsat-based Research Wins 2018 NRCan Map Contest

Access to image data collected by the Landsat series of satellites has improved Canada’s ability to observe, track and study forest disturbances.

Tolhuaca National Park
Nov 13, 2018Looking at Burn Severity and Post-Fire Forest Regeneration in Chile’s Andean Cordillera, Home to the Monkey Puzzle Tree

The first study that connects field-measured data with satellite-derived burn severity in this corner of the world.

ARD products in area of Thomas Fire
Nov 9, 2018USGS Burned Area Products Group in Denver Touts Value of Landsat ARD

A new Burned Area algorithm has been developed by USGS to identify burned areas in images across the Landsat archive.

Despite Recovery, Widespread Evidence of Deforestation Remains a Half-Century Later
Nov 1, 2018Despite Recovery, Widespread Evidence of Deforestation Remains a Half-Century Later

The patterns of large-scale tropical deforestation endure across landscapes, even after more than a half-century of tropical rainforest expansion and growth.

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Oct 25, 2018“Landsat 10-Era” Concepts Wanted

NASA and USGS are seeking information on system concepts and innovative approaches for its second Sustainable Land Imaging Architecture Study.

Tim Newman, USGS
Oct 24, 2018Q&A with Tim Newman: A USGS Look at Landsat’s Potential Future

Source: USGS EROS Oct 24, 2018 • When it comes to the business of acquiring remotely sensed data, of preserving that data and providing a portal to it, National Land Imaging Program Coordinator Tim Newman is a man with a focus. With Landsat 9 seemingly well-funded and on schedule for a December 2020 launch, Newman’s […]

Landsat imagery of canyon
Oct 23, 2018AmericaView Secures 5-Year USGS National Land Imaging Grant

A five-year, $6.25 million dollar grant to support nationwide remote sensing education, outreach, and research has been granted to AmericaView.