Videos

Listen and see… stories about Landsat.

MSS v. RBV image

Jul 26, 2018
USGS Landsat Video: The Progress of Landsat Sensor Technology

Landsat sensor technology has come a long way since the days of the Return Beam Vidicon cameras on the first three Landsat satellites.

L7 MOC opening photo

Jul 18, 2018
USGS, NASA Officials Cut Ribbon on New Landsat 7 Flight Operations Center

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Landsat 7 Mission Operations Center (MOC) at the Goddard Space Flight Center was held this month.

image of Glacier Bay

Jul 11, 2018
Avalanches Becoming More Frequent and Powerful in Alaska, Landsat Shows

As global temperatures rise, melting permafrost is expected to cause more frequent and hazardous landslides.

Rocky Mountain National Park

Apr 27, 2018
Watching 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.

Jeff Masek

Apr 23, 2018
USGS Video: Landsat in Action—The Accuracy of Landsat with Jeff Masek

Landsat 9 Project Scientist Jeff Masek discusses the ways Landsat data is used and how important it is to have high quality data.

Podcasts

Tom Loveland

Jan 12, 2018
Landsat Science Team Co-chair Talks to SDPB Radio

Tom Loveland spoke with reporter Cara Hetland from South Dakota Public Broadcasting about his role as co-chair of the Landsat Science Team and the team itself.

Leonard Lopate

Aug 8, 2013
Environmental Monitoring with Public Domain Satellites

te talks with SkyTruth president, John Amos, about using public domain satellite imagery, such as Landsat, to monitor the environment. SkyTruth uses all types of satellite imagery to monitor environmental changes and disasters; Landsat is […]

Chesapeake Bay region

Jun 19, 2012
EarthSky Interview with Peter Claggett: Seeing Chesapeake Bay Changes with Landsat

Satellite images show big changes happening to Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the U.S., where freshwater meets the sea. Peter Claggett is a research geographer with the U.S. Geological Survey’s Eastern Geographic Science Center. […]

Old growth Oregon coastal forest

Feb 8, 2012
EarthSky Interview with Alan Belward: Tracking Changes to Earth’s Forests from Space

Satellite researcher Alan Belward works for the Institute for Environment and Sustainability, part of the European Commission’s Joint Research Center in Ispra, Italy. Dr. Belward heads the Land Resource Management Unit, which looks at […]

Dakota Midday Learns about Landsat

Aug 31, 2011
Dakota Midday Learns about Landsat

On the last day of the Science Team Meeting, NASA and USGS Landsat Project Scientists Jeff Masek and Tom Loveland along with Science Team leader Curtis Woodcock talked live with South Dakota Public Radio’s Dakota Midday about the Landsat […]