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May 18, 202040 Years After Mount St. Helens' Eruption, 40 Years of Forest Recovery

Landsat data (since 1972) is helping scientists Sean Healey and Zhiqiang Yang of the Rocky Mountain Research Station (U.S. Forest Service) study the long-term impact of the May 18, 1980, eruption of Mount St. Helens.

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Apr 30, 2020Celebrating the 50th Earth Day

The first NASA/USGS Landsat satellite was launched just two years after the first Earth Day and successive Landsat satellites have been helping us understand our planet ever since.

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Apr 29, 2020Materials in Our Lives: 2020 Earth Science Week Poster

The 2020 Earth Science Week poster was created as a joint effort between NASA, AmericaView, and USGS and incorporates Landsat imagery to engage with and communicate to the public this year’s American Geological Institute (AGI) theme: “Earth Materials in Our Lives”.

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Apr 22, 2020Plants from Space with Martha Anderson

USDA researcher Martha Anderson uses satellites and instruments like Landsat and ECOSTRESS to see how stressed plants are from space.

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Apr 17, 2020Getting a Bird’s-Eye View of Biodiversity with Landsat

This bird’s-eye view of the relationship between temperature and bird biodiversity will help conservationists figure out where to prioritize their efforts in a warming world.

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Apr 14, 2020NASA Is Where the Wild Things Are

Researchers and conservationists around the world are using data and images from NASA satellite instruments to manage and track living creatures of all kinds.

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Apr 08, 2020Raising a Glass in Wine Country to Better Water Management

Grape growers like Gallo are using data from Earth-observing satellites to better track soil and vine moisture levels, understand vine water use and plan grapevine irrigation.

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Apr 03, 2020Landsat 9 Ground System and Mission Operation Plans Well on Track for Launch

Landsat 9 has successfully passed its Mission Operations Review.

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Apr 01, 2020New Life for ESA's Landsat Historical Data

ESA has processed its historical collection of Landsat MSS data (collected by ESA ground stations) so that it can be easily compared to later Landsat data sets and Sentinel-2 data.

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Mar 20, 2020New Satellite-Based Algorithm Pinpoints Crop Water Use

A new satellite-driven biophysical model can make accurate forecasts of crop water use that are critical for farmland water management and sustainability.

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