Landsat News

OLI-2 at Ball

Sep 27, 2019Landsat 9 Instrument Ready for Spacecraft Assembly

OLI-2 is now built, tested, and in place to be assembled onto the spacecraft.

Geoscience is Everywhere: 2019 Earth Science Week Poster

Sep 16, 2019Geoscience is Everywhere: 2019 Earth Science Week Poster

The 2019 Earth Science Week Poster was created as a joint project between NASA and America View to show the wide scope of applications of geoscience.

L8 image of Apostle Islands

Sep 13, 2019Landsat Collection 2 Sample Products Now Available from USGS

Source: USGS Landsat   Sep 13, 2019 • The USGS has been finalizing the definition, production timeline, and public availability of Landsat Collection 2 Level-1 and Level-2 products. Landsat Collection 2 will improve data quality and […]

Baltimore City

Sep 5, 2019Hot in the City, And Hotter Still in Low Income Areas

A new investigative report published by NPR has found that it’s hotter in cities’ low income areas.

Calving front of Helheim Glacier

Aug 28, 2019Landsat Illustrates Five Decades of Change to Greenland Glaciers

The branching network of glaciers that empty into Greenland’s Sermilik Fjord has changed significantly in the last half century.

New Landsat Infrared Instrument Ships from NASA

Aug 23, 2019New Landsat Infrared Instrument Ships from NASA

This month, TIRS-2 successfully passed the stringent 12-week testing process at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center and was shipped to Northrop Grumman’s facility in Arizona.

Ice Area Changes for Langjökull Group Ice Caps, Iceland

Aug 19, 2019Tribute to a Glacier That Is No More

A memorial was placed on top of the volcano where Okjökull Glacier’s ice once flowed.

summer students discuss their science at NASA

Aug 1, 2019Applying Earth Observations to Real-World Concerns

Summer projects focused on using Earth science data for practical applications like agriculture and food security, disasters, ecological forecasting, energy, health and air quality, transportation and infrastructure, urban development and water […]

Forest damaged by tornado

Jul 29, 2019Tornadoes, Windstorms Pave Way for Lasting Plant Invasions

Landsat shows that large blowdown areas in southern Illinois forests are more heavily invaded by invasive species and slower to recover than smaller areas after a tornado.

BARC map of Elk Complex Fire

Jul 11, 2019Landsat Can Save Federal Agencies up to $7.7 Million Annually in Post-Fire Costs

Using satellite imagery is a cost-effective way to assess burned areas and triage mitigation measures post-wildfire, study found. Federal agencies can save as much as $7.7 million annually in post-fire costs by using Landsat.

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