News

News Archives

New NASA Grant to Facilitate Landsat Usability

Dr. David Roy of South Dakota State University, Geographic Information Science Center of Excellence (GIScCE), is the recipient of a $3.29M, 5-year grant funded by NASA’s  Making Earth System Data Records for Use in Research Environments (MEaSUREs) program.

Read More »

Landsat Science Team Meeting Held

The forth LDCM-era (USGS-funded) Landsat Science Team meeting was held July 15–17 at USGS headquarters in Reston, VA. The meeting included status updates on Landsat 5 and 7, new LDCM

Read More »

Meet Robert Bindschadler

Dr. Robert Bindschadler has been an active Antarctic field researcher for the past 25 years and has led numerous field expeditions to Antarctica and has participated in expeditions to glaciers

Read More »
News Archives

Planning for Restoration of Chesapeake Bay

Contributor: Scott Goetz After years of scientific research, policy analysis, public education, and substantial sums of money spent, restoration of Chesapeake Bay remains a challenge. Few of the indicators of habitat,

Read More »

Quantifying Burn Severity

Contributors: TK, Jeannie Allen Through the Joint National Park Service (NPS)-USGS National Burn Severity Mapping Project, researchers use Landsat imagery to quantify fire effects over large, often remote regions and

Read More »

Collaboration for Cancer Research

Contributor: Susan Maxwell Human health scientists have associated cancer, neurological disorders, and adverse reproductive outcomes with exposure to agricultural chemicals. Lack of information on historical environmental exposure to these chemicals, for

Read More »

Mapping Coral Reefs

Not long ago, people searching for coral reefs traveled by boat or plane, and relied on notes from captains who spotted them on voyages in the 1800s.  Knowing the location

Read More »
News Archives

Planning for Restoration of Chesapeake Bay

Contributor: Scott Goetz After years of scientific research, policy analysis, public education, and substantial sums of money spent, restoration of Chesapeake Bay remains a challenge. Few of the indicators of habitat,

Read More »

Quantifying Burn Severity

Contributors: TK, Jeannie Allen Through the Joint National Park Service (NPS)-USGS National Burn Severity Mapping Project, researchers use Landsat imagery to quantify fire effects over large, often remote regions and

Read More »

Collaboration for Cancer Research

Contributor: Susan Maxwell Human health scientists have associated cancer, neurological disorders, and adverse reproductive outcomes with exposure to agricultural chemicals. Lack of information on historical environmental exposure to these chemicals, for

Read More »

Mapping Coral Reefs

Not long ago, people searching for coral reefs traveled by boat or plane, and relied on notes from captains who spotted them on voyages in the 1800s.  Knowing the location

Read More »