Landsat News

Hobet Coal Mine

Sep 17, 2018Upcoming ARSET Webinar: Change Detection for Land Cover Mapping

NASA’s Applied Remote Sensing Training (ARSET) group will be hosting a two-day data training webinar.

river winding through Amazonia

Sep 6, 2018Landsat Used To Predict Tree Species Distributions in Peruvian Lowland Amazonia

Researchers have succeeded in producing distribution maps for a selection of important tropical tree species in Peruvian lowland Amazonia.

Flinders River estuary at low tide

Sep 1, 2018Reading the Tides: Monitoring Estuarine Habitats in Northern Australia with Landsat

Australian researchers have used Landsat imagery to map coastal habitats critical to threatened and migratory species in northern Australia.

Suwannee River entering Gulf of Mexico

Aug 30, 2018Where Rivers Meet the Sea—Envisioning Science with Landsat

A Landsat 8 image of the Suwannee River meeting the Gulf of Mexico took first place in this year’s Envisioning Science image competition held by NC State.

Landsat 9 Ground System Moves from Design to Development and Beyond

Aug 20, 2018Landsat 9 Ground System Moves from Design to Development and Beyond

The final Landsat 9 Ground System Critical Design Review is being hosted by USGS EROS at the end of September.

Large fire burn scar in Yellowstone after 1988 fires

Aug 20, 2018Landsat Sees 30 Years of Yellowstone Recovery from 1988 Fires

A combination of lightning, drought and human activity caused fires to scorch more than one-third of Yellowstone National Park in the summer of 1988.

fused data, vegetation health measurements

Aug 16, 2018Landsat Adds Value, Reliability to Cubesat Imagery

Landsat is a gold standard for calibration that adds value and reliability to other satellite systems.

Split iceberg

Aug 7, 2018Seeing Hidden Worlds Under Melting Ice

Multi-year comparison of Landsat images can unmask previously unknown geography.

Yukon’s Qikiqtaruk-Herschel Island Territorial Park - 2017

Aug 3, 2018New Study: The Arctic Carbon Cycle is Speeding Up

Carbon in Alaska’s North Slope tundra ecosystems spends about 13 percent less time locked in frozen soil than it did 40 years ago.

Landsat 8 image of NE Svalbard

Aug 2, 2018USGS Landsat Archive Hits 8 Million

The USGS Landsat archive has reached eight million scenes.

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