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Remembering Bill Anders

Anders, 90, the astronaut who captured the iconic Earthrise photograph, died on June 7, 2024, when the plane he was piloting crashed into the San Juan Channel.

Expanding OpenET Across Amazon Basin

The research teams who help sustain the largest freshwater reserve in the world are developing a new tool to promote more resilient farming systems in Brazil. The goal is to help farmers better handle changes in the water cycle, deal with droughts, and adapt to a changing climate.
Landsat 2023 in Review: An image of the Landsat 9 satellite and a satellite image with the year "2023" written below it.

Landsat 2023 – A Year in Review

A delve into Landsat-based studies revealing the environmental impact of river mining, the decline in global lake water levels, and the risks of rising sea levels on coastal habitats. Plus, a sneak peek at what the future of the Landsat program holds with the introduction of Landsat Next.
Landsat 8 image of fall foliage near the Amur River along the Chinese-Russian border.

Leveraging the Synergistic Power of Landsat and GEDI Data to Support Sustainable Forest Management

By fusing multispectral Landsat data with forest structure products from the GEDI mission, researchers and scientists have unlocked a deeper understanding of complex forest processes and dynamics and empowered land managers and policymakers to manage forests with greater effectiveness and sustainability.
Landsat 9 image (December 16, 2023) of San Francisco and San Francisco Bay.

Advancing Landsat Science at AGU23

The 2023 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting (AGU23) was held in San Francisco, California, from December 11-15. The Landsat program has repeatedly had a strong presence at AGU meetings and it occupied a prominent position among presenters at AGU23.