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May 23, 2019Containing a Woody Weed in Kenya

Prosopis was introduced to Kenya in the 1980s to provide fuelwood; it has since turned into an environmental scourge. Landsat has tracked its fast-paced spread.

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May 22, 2019Green Space is Good for Mental Health, Landsat Helps Establish

The prolonged presence of green space is intrinsic for a healthy society a new nationwide Danish study finds.

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May 22, 2019Geoscience is Everywhere: 2019 Earth Science Week Poster

NASA and AmericaView again joined forces to create this year’s 2019 Earth Science Week Poster. The poster features a wide array of remote sensing and geoscience applications. 

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May 20, 2019New Land Cover Maps Depict 15 Years of Change Across America

USGS released the latest edition of the National Land Cover Database (NLCD) for the U.S.—the most comprehensive land cover database that the USGS has ever produced.

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May 10, 2019Landsat Collection 2 Summary and Sample Metadata Now Available

The USGS is currently finalizing the Landsat Collection 2 product definition structure, production timeline and public availability.

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May 09, 2019The Curious Case of Missing Mangroves in the Jubail Conservation

A group of researchers have used Landsat data to help solve a case of missing mangroves in Saudi Arabia's Jubail Conservation.

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Apr 29, 2019Barbara Ryan Wins 2018 Pecora Award

Barb Ryan was recognized with the individual Pecora award for her outstanding contributions as a scientist and visionary leader for advancing the global use of remote sensing through championing data democratization.

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Apr 19, 2019TIRS-2 Completes Baseline Thermal Vac Test

The completion of this test represents a major milestone for the TIRS-2 project, demonstrating that the team has built a well working instrument to meet the requirements of Landsat 9.

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Apr 17, 2019Neotropical Cloud Forests to Lose What Most Defines Them: Clouds

If greenhouse gas emissions continue increasing as they have been, 90% of Western Hemisphere cloud forests would be affected as early as 2060.

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Apr 15, 2019Twenty Years with Landsat 7

In the long and winding history of the Landsat Program, April 15, 1999 was an important day.

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