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Nov 02, 2020From Space to Farm

Farmers rely on the accuracy of a crucial NASA and USGS mission, Landsat, to make decisions about crops.

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Nov 02, 2020Talking Climate Change with Conservation and Earth Scientists

Landsat 9 Project Scientist Jeff Masek joined astronaut Jessica Meir and other researchers to discuss the role of space and aviation technologies in studying our changing world as part of the Smithsonian Conservation Commons’ Earth Optimism initiative.

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Oct 27, 2020Greenland’s Retreating Glaciers Could Impact Local Ecology

Many of the Greenland’s glaciers are retreating while also undergoing other physical changes.

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Oct 27, 2020Landsat 9 Project Scientist on Expert Panel for Smithsonian Earth Optimism Event

Dr. Jeff Masek will talk about the Landsat data record and its role helping us understand our planet.

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Oct 22, 2020Satellite Data Meets Cellular DNA for Species of Interest

Scientists are combining data from water samples containing fish DNA with satellite data to find native fish and identify their habitats.

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Oct 07, 2020Landsat: Buttressing Knowledge about This Planet

A number of new data products with information derived from Landsat inputs have become available recently.

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Oct 07, 2020Satellite Imagery Helps Farmers Cut Water Use in Half

A young start-up is using satellite data to give California farmers better information about water, which can translate into water savings or bigger yield for the same input.

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Sep 22, 2020Warming Temperatures are Driving Arctic Greening

Using satellite images to track global tundra ecosystems over decades, a new study found the region has become greener, as warmer air and soil temperatures lead to increased plant growth.

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Sep 21, 2020Mapping Twenty Years Of Historical US Midwestern Corn And Soybean Information with Landsat

A new data set uses Landsat data to extend the Crop Data Layer back in time.

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Sep 15, 2020Transforming Water Management in the U.S. West with Satellite Data

A new web-based platform called OpenET will soon be putting satellite data in the hands of farmers, water managers and conservation groups to accelerate improvements and innovations in water management.

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