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Mar 29, 2021New USGS Case Studies Highlight Female Landsat Data Users

During the month of March, as we collectively celebrate Women History’s Month, we want to share a fantastic trio of user case study videos published by the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Mar 25, 2021Justin Braaten has the Code

Justin Braaten is a code wizard, helping everyone from wildlife ecologists to machine learning experts more easily use Landsat.

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Mar 22, 2021Landsat Satellite Data Warns of Harmful Algal Blooms

Landsat helps water resource managers know where to look for dangerous algal blooms in Utah lakes.

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Mar 17, 2021Twenty Years of Bark Beetle Activity Tracked Across Colorado Forests

More than two decades worth of Landsat satellite imagery was used to quantify how beetle outbreaks have impacted high-elevations forests in Colorado, southern Wyoming, and northern New Mexico.

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Mar 11, 2021Economics of Nature: Mapping Liberia’s Ecosystems to Understand Their Value

The Liberian government, with the help of NASA and Conservation International, is using Landsat and GEDI data to estimate the country's natural capital.

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Mar 05, 2021Landsat Shows the Collapse of Northern California Kelp Forests

Most of Northern California’s kelp forest ecosystem is gone, replaced by widespread ‘urchin barrens’ that may persist long into the future, according to a new study.

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Mar 03, 2021Landsat Assists ICESat-2 with First Global Survey of Freshwater Fluctuation

Lidar measurements of surface water level combined with Landsat-based surface water maps have enabled the first quantification of how humans impact the water cycle.

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Feb 25, 2021Extreme Melt on Antarctica’s George VI Ice Shelf

Antarctica’s George VI Ice Shelf experienced record melting during the 2019-2020 summer season.

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Feb 09, 2021Landsat & Drones Used to Reconstruct Past Environmental Change

Vegetation cover along the Kuiseb River in the Namib Desert has increased over the last 35 years, Landsat has helped show.

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Feb 04, 2021Keeping a Dry Eye on Drought in East Africa

The SERVIR team has developed models for groundwater demand based on Earth observations for parameters like rainfall and surface water from satellite missions.

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