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Dec 12, 2019Tracking New Hydrothermal Activity in Yellowstone

Landsat is among the resources that scientists are using to assess hazards and track volcanic activity in Yellowstone.

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Dec 12, 2019Improving Water Management in New Mexico with Landsat and ECOSTRESS

New Mexico is one of the most arid states in the US, and precise and accurate information on water use is of utmost importance.

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Dec 11, 2019Meet the Researcher: Zhe Zhu, Natural Resources and the Environment

Zhe Zhu has dedicated his research career to learning what’s happening on our planet from satellite images of Earth.

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Dec 11, 2019Mapping Past Floods to Help Predict Future Ones

Landsat has enabled a more thorough understanding of how the Central Valley landscape is impacted by floods.

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Dec 11, 2019Smokey the Beaver? Beaver Dams and Wildfire

Landsat helped confirm and quantify what was only anecdotally known before: beaver dams make wetlands uniquely resistant to wildfires.

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Dec 11, 2019Watching Glacier Bay National Park Change

Dramatic changes in Glacier Bay National Park, not particularly evident from the ground or the deck of a cruise ship, come into sharp focus when viewed using the time series of Landsat satellite images.

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Dec 10, 2019Arid-Region Agriculture in Arequipa, Peru

Landsat has helped map the expansion of intensive agriculture in arid Arequipa, Peru.

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Dec 10, 2019Landsat Helps Pick Winter Cover Crops

Remote sensing can aid the monitoring and evaluation of incentivized farming programs like the one in Maryland.

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Dec 09, 2019How Urban Heat Affects the Socially Vulnerable in Sun Belt Cities

Socio-economically vulnerable populations are at a higher risk of experiencing urban heat effects.

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Dec 09, 2019Ice in Motion: Satellites Capture Decades of Change

New time-lapse videos of Earth’s glaciers and ice sheets as seen from space are providing scientists with new insights into how the planet’s frozen regions are changing.

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