California's blue oak woodlands have decreased by more than 1,200 square kilometers.
Mountaintop glacier ice in the tropics of all four hemispheres covers significantly less area than it did just 50 years ago.
Landsat data stretching back 40 years show that vegetation loss is most stark in desert ecosystems already on edge of habitability.
'Green tides' of algae have wreaked havoc across the coastlines of Brittany, France, for half a century due to high levels of agricultural runoff. With efforts to reduce these underway, a new technique using over three decades of satellite images highlights the extent of the continuing problem.
Putting NASA and USGS satellite information at farmers’ fingertips leads to less water use and better crop yields in South Asia.
Harmful algal blooms pose a health risk to fish and other wildlife as well as humans; satellites, including Landsat, are helping public health officials keep people safe.
Scientists use Landsat to track changing patterns of deforestation that tells them how Amazonian agricultural practices have changed, from small family holdings to massive ranching operations.
Top honors were bestowed upon Virginia Norwood in recognition of her far-reaching impact on the field of remote sensing.
The Landsat 9 satellite has successfully completed its most strenuous environmental test leading up to launch.