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New USGS Landsat Image Policy

By February 2009, any Landsat archive scene selected by a user will be processed, at no charge, automatically to a standard product recipe and staged for electronic retrieval. In addition,

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Landsat 7 Turns Nine

On this day in 1999, Landsat 7 was launched into orbit. Landsat 7 operations continue today, despite the Scan Line Corrector (SLC-off) anomaly.

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Monitoring deforestation

Location: Rondônia, Brazil Source: USGS Earthshots These images show a portion of the state of Rondônia, Brazil, in which tropical deforestation has occurred. The 1975 and 1986 images are MSS

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Mapping major geologic features

Location: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania This Landsat view shows Harrisburg and the Appalachian Mountains of central Pennsylvania. The Piedmont province is visible in the lower right corner. The Great Valley runs SW-NE across

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Monitoring deforestation

Location: Rondônia, Brazil Source: USGS Earthshots These images show a portion of the state of Rondônia, Brazil, in which tropical deforestation has occurred. The 1975 and 1986 images are MSS

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Mapping major geologic features

Location: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania This Landsat view shows Harrisburg and the Appalachian Mountains of central Pennsylvania. The Piedmont province is visible in the lower right corner. The Great Valley runs SW-NE across

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