Landsat News

NPS Kenai Fjords map

May 8, 2018National Park Service Cartographer Tom Patterson Talks Landsat

National Park Service cartographer Tom Patterson’s mapmaking process often incorporates information from Landsat.

Rocky Mountain National Park

Apr 27, 2018Watching A Quarter Century of North American Forest Dynamics with Landsat

Annual maps of the lower-48 United States produced from Landsat satellite data illustrate how these dynamic systems changed from 1986-2010.

northeast of sprague river village

Apr 26, 2018Solving the Riddle of Water Use in the Upper Klamath Basin

When it comes to water, when does less really mean more?

Landsat 9 logo

Apr 25, 2018Landsat 9 Successfully Passes Its Critical Design Review

Review board gives high praise to Landsat 9 project for its mission status.

crop irrigation

Apr 23, 2018Landsat Imagery Sheds Light on Agricultural Water Use

Researchers armed with data from the Landsat Earth-observing satellites recently teamed up with Google to track water used for irrigation.

1989 L5 image

Apr 18, 2018LGAC Milestone Reached

The ‚Äč5 millionth scene received in support of the Landsat Global Archive Consolidation (LGAC) effort has been added into the USGS Landsat archive.

before and after mangrove images

Apr 13, 2018NASA Mapping Hurricane Damage to Everglades and Puerto Rico Forests

Last spring, NASA researchers flew over the Everglades and Puerto Rico to measure how mangroves and rainforests grow and evolve over time, then hurricanes Irma and Maria struck.

Successful Landsat 9 Ground System Review Held

Apr 10, 2018Successful Landsat 9 Ground System Review Held

Landsat 9 Ground System Preliminary Design Review a success.

soybean field

Apr 4, 2018Satellites, Supercomputers, and Machine Learning Provide Real-Time Crop Type Data

Scientists have proven a new technique for distinguishing the corn and soybean crops using satellite data and the processing power of supercomputers.

Landsat Science Team

Mar 19, 2018Winter 2018 Landsat Science Team Presentations Available

Landsat Science Team presentations form the Feb. 2018 meeting are available.

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