Virginia Norwood & the Little Scanner that Could
Virginia T. Norwood, known as the person who could solve impossible problems, played a crucial role in the development of the first space-based multispectral scanner instrument that flew on Landsat 1 and made the mission a success.
Satellite Data Helps Jane Goodall Protect Chimpanzee Habitats (Video Trailer)
The Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) uses satellite observations, including data from the NASA and USGS Landsat satellite series, in their efforts to work in partnership with local residents to understand and protect chimpanzee habitats.
Landsat Goes to the Library
Landsat made a solid showing at the annual ALA conference (considered “the world’s biggest library event”) in Washington, D.C. this month.
NASA “Steppes” onto the Runway to Make Mongolian Cashmere Sustainable
Landsat allows herders to monitor vast expanses of desert in a way traditional field monitoring can’t support.
Webinar Recording Available: Advancing Science Capabilities with Data Harmonization & NASA’s Harmonized Landsat Sentinel-2 (HLS) Products
This webinar provides an introduction to HLS data, services, and tools and shows you how to find resources to work with the data; visualize, search for, and access the data through NASA Worldview and Earthdata Search; it also demonstrates how to use the Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS) tool to visualize HLS data to monitor fires and floods.
New Research Finds Sea Ice Can Control Antarctic Ice Sheet Stability
Despite the rapid melting of ice in many parts of Antarctica during the second half of the 20th century, researchers have found that the floating ice shelves which skirt the eastern Antarctic Peninsula have undergone sustained advance over the past 20 years.