The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations published an audio article about using geospatial data, including Landsat, to monitor would agriculture on soundcloud.
Coastal ecosystems are some of Earth’s most biologically diverse environments, especially coastal mangrove forests. Dr. Lagomasino uses Earth observing data to study these vital biomes.
Study of two metro areas finds where parks, trees and other green spaces are located.
NASA has funded four projects to create new, virtual portals to share a wealth of biodiversity information with land stewards around the world.
Dr. Eric Bullock uses Earth observation data to explore the consequences of land use and land cover change in high biodiversity areas.
Invasive species cost the U.S. economy approximately $120 billion a year and disrupt the dynamics of ecosystems. Researchers are increasingly using remote sensing to map where invasive species are and where they could spread in order to minimize their damage.
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.
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.
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”.