Summer projects focused on using Earth science data for practical applications like agriculture and food security, disasters, ecological forecasting, energy, health and air quality, transportation and infrastructure, urban development and water resources.
Landsat shows that large blowdown areas in southern Illinois forests are more heavily invaded by invasive species and slower to recover than smaller areas after a tornado.
Using satellite imagery is a cost-effective way to assess burned areas and triage mitigation measures post-wildfire, study found. Federal agencies can save as much as $7.7 million annually in post-fire costs by using Landsat.
Landsat, Sentinel-2, and ASTER confirm a rare lava lake in Mt. Michael's crater on the sub-Antarctic Saunders Island—a "remarkable geological feature."
Harnessing 30 years of Landsat data, a team of researchers from Australia has created the first 3D model of Australia’s entire coastline.
With limited resources to dedicate to monitoring for harmful algal blooms, water managers are looking to new technologies from NASA and its partners to detect and monitor potential hazards in lakes and reservoirs.
Seven ice features in western Antarctica have been named for Earth-observation satellites, including one named for Landsat.
Keeping Landsat data free and open is the right path forward, a federal advisory panel has concluded.
Aaron Gerace and Matthew Montanaro earned the 2019 USGIF Academic Achievement Award for their work on the Landsat 8 TIRS stray-light issue.
Dr. Gao has been awarded in recognition of his original research in the application of remote sensing for crop and vegetation monitoring.