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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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Mar 11, 2021Economics of Nature: Mapping Liberia’s Ecosystems to Understand Their Value

The Liberian government, with the help of NASA and Conservation International, is using Landsat and GEDI data to estimate the country's natural capital.

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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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