People of Landsat

 

Apr 15, 2021Virginia T. Norwood, Engineer Responsible for First Landsat Multispectral Scanner, Receives 2021 ASPRS Lifetime Achievement Award

Top honors were bestowed upon Virginia Norwood in recognition of her far reaching impact on the field of remote sensing.

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Mar 31, 2021Data Chat with Dr. Jeffrey Masek

The Harmonized Landsat Sentinel-2 (HLS) project offers daily, 30-meter global land surface data products to facilitate a wide range of terrestrial Earth science research.

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Mar 25, 2021Justin Braaten has the Code

Justin Braaten is a code wizard, helping everyone from wildlife ecologists to machine learning experts more easily use Landsat.

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Jan 27, 2021Mapping Landsat's Long History

UtahView's Ellie McGinty has created a Google Earth Web Map showcasing Landsat's history.

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Dec 23, 2020Landsat Featured on Recent NOVA Now Podcast

Landsat 9 Project Scientist Jeff Masek from NASA Goddard was interviewed for NOVA Now.

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Nov 30, 2020Remembering David Landgrebe

Landgrebe was a giant in the world of quantitative remote sensing.

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Nov 25, 2020Africa Flores: Using Satellite Data to Monitor Algal Blooms

Scientist and Landsat data user Africa Flores recently talked with Science Friday about her work.

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Aug 17, 2020‘Hyperlife’ Video from Beck/NASA Collaboration Features Landsat 8

In Beck’s “Hyperlife” video, the abstract beauty of our planet morphs from geographic location-to-location with the flow of the etherial track.

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Aug 07, 2020Virginia T. Norwood: The Mother of Landsat

We have Virginia Norwood to thank for the design and engineering that made the Landsat program a success and set the path for modern Earth observation.

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Jul 28, 2020Student Liza Goldberg Uses National Geographic Young Explorers Grant to Bring Satellite Imagery into Classrooms

Goldberg will launch Cloud to Classroom, an innovative project that uses satellite imagery to help K-12 classrooms understand global environmental change through remote sensing.

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Jul 21, 2020Chasing Satellites with Jacques Cousteau

In August 1975, Jacques Cousteau and his divers helped determine if Landsat could measure the depth of shallow ocean waters.

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Jun 25, 2020Meet Dr. David Lagomasino

Coastal ecosystems are some of Earth’s most biologically diverse environments, especially coastal mangrove forests. Dr. Lagomasino uses Earth observing data to study these vital biomes.

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