Learn more about how Landsat data are used in scientific studies.

the view towards Chola Glacier, beneath Cholatse peak

Jan 10, 2020Landsat Reveals Expanding Plant Life in the Everest Region

Plant life is expanding in the area around Mount Everest, and across the Himalayan region, new research shows.

Landsat, Sentinel Harmony Effort Shows Promising Results in Great Basin

Jun 12, 2018Landsat, Sentinel Harmony Effort Shows Promising Results in Great Basin

New research from EROS on dryland phenology, is poised to aid land managers’ fight against invasive, fire-prone species that wreak havoc on native landscapes.

before and after mangrove images

Apr 13, 2018NASA Mapping Hurricane Damage to Everglades and Puerto Rico Forests

Last spring, NASA researchers flew over the Everglades and Puerto Rico to measure how mangroves and rainforests grow and evolve over time, then hurricanes Irma and Maria struck.

peatland in Sumatra

Dec 28, 2017Open Digital Mapping For Assessing Carbon Storage in Tropical Peatlands

Tropical peatland can be mapped accurately using freely-available remote sensing data and open source software.

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Dec 12, 2016Landsat Abounds at #AGU16

Over 375 presentations at this year’s AGU Fall feature Landsat.