forests forever
forests forever

Are you basking in the shade of a favorite tree? Landsat has helped us know how much of Earth is forest-covered and how that changes year-to-year.

forests forever
forests forever

Are you basking in the shade of a favorite tree? Landsat has helped us know how much of Earth is forest-covered and how that changes year-to-year.

We know how forests around the planet are changing thanks to Landsat. There are many new insights about global tree-cover that Landsat has given us. Landsat 9 is ready to keep that tradition going.

TIME-lapse TRAVEL

Almost 4 decades of Landsat images shows how much of the Amazon rainforest has changed in Rondonia, Brazil.

Did You Know?

Did you know that the Amazon is the largest tropical forest on Earth?

Jungle graphic

These Trees

So many of our favorite summer spots are covered with forests. Around the world Landsat helps managers map forests to understand whether or not they are changing.

Forest story map image

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Landsat 4
  1982

Landsat 4 launched in 1982. It was the first civilian satellite to carry GPS receivers and
use them to calculate its orbital position. It
also started Landsat’s higher spatial
resolution (30-meter) data record.
 
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Landsat 4
  1982

Landsat 4 launched in 1982. It was the first civilian satellite to carry GPS receivers and use them to calculate its orbital position. It also started Landsat’s higher spatial resolution (30-meter) data record.
 
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Landsat 4
  1982

Landsat 4 launched in 1982. It was the
first civilian satellite to carry GPS receivers
and use them to calculate its orbital
position. It also started Landsat’s higher spatial resolution (30-meter) data record.
 

Try This!

Explore America with this board game and discover how Landsat sees our favorite places for summer vacation.

+ Exploring America with Landsat Game

Explore America

Try your skills with these online Landsat puzzles.

 

 

 

 

Try This!

Explore America with this board game and discover how Landsat sees our favorite places for summer vacation.

 

+ Exploring America with Landsat Game

 
Explore America

Try your skills with these online Landsat puzzles.

 

 

Get Crafty!

Wood type is used for letterpress printing like this Landsat inspired printing. Create your own Landsat inspired craft and share with #LandsatCraft.

Printing Press

Landsat wood type used for letterpress printing. Credit: Sara Blumberg/NASA

Get Crafty!

Wood type is used for letterpress printing like this Landsat inspired printing. Create your own Landsat inspired craft and share with #LandsatCraft.

Printing Press

Landsat wood type used for letterpress printing. Credit: Sara Blumberg/NASA

Postcard from Camp

Collect all nine postcards from Camp Landsat starting with Week 4: Forests Forever! Are you basking in the shade of a favorite tree? Landsat has helped us know how much of Earth is forest-covered and how that changes year-to-year. The front of this postcard features a natural-color Landsat 8 image of Uinta Mountains acquired September 12, 2015.

 

Postcard forests

EOKids

Find out how Earth is greening up from forests and farms and how NASA can see our greener Earth from space in Greening Up Globally: Forests and Farms.

Greening Up Globally Forests and Farms

forests forever
forests forever

Are you basking in the shade of a favorite tree? Landsat has helped us know how much of Earth is forest-covered and how that changes year-to-year.

forests forever
forests forever

Are you basking in the shade of a favorite tree? Landsat has helped us know how much of Earth is forest-covered and how that changes year-to-year.

We know how forests around the planet are changing thanks to Landsat. There are many new insights about global tree-cover that Landsat has given us. Landsat 9 is ready to keep that tradition going.

TIME-lapse TRAVEL

Almost 4 decades of Landsat images shows how much of the Amazon rainforest has changed in Rondonia, Brazil.

Did You Know?

Did you know that the Amazon is the largest tropical forest on Earth?

Jungle graphic

These Trees

So many of our favorite summer spots are covered with forests. Around the world Landsat helps managers map forests to understand whether or not they are changing.

Forest story map image

circle

Landsat 4
  1982

Landsat 4 launched in 1982. It was the first civilian satellite to carry GPS receivers and
use them to calculate its orbital position. It
also started Landsat’s higher spatial
resolution (30-meter) data record.
 
circle

Landsat 4
  1982

Landsat 4 launched in 1982. It was the first civilian satellite to carry GPS receivers and use them to calculate its orbital position. It also started Landsat’s higher spatial resolution (30-meter) data record.
 
circle

Landsat 4
  1982

Landsat 4 launched in 1982. It was the
first civilian satellite to carry GPS receivers
and use them to calculate its orbital
position. It also started Landsat’s higher spatial resolution (30-meter) data record.
 

Try This!

Explore America with this board game and discover how Landsat sees our favorite places for summer vacation.

+ Exploring America with Landsat Game

Explore America

Try your skills with these online Landsat puzzles.

 

 

 

 

Try This!

Explore America with this board game and discover how Landsat sees our favorite places for summer vacation.

 

+ Exploring America with Landsat Game

 
Explore America

Try your skills with these online Landsat puzzles.

 

 

Get Crafty!

Wood type is used for letterpress printing like this Landsat inspired printing. Create your own Landsat inspired craft and share with #LandsatCraft.

Printing Press

Landsat wood type used for letterpress printing. Credit: Sara Blumberg/NASA

Get Crafty!

Wood type is used for letterpress printing like this Landsat inspired printing. Create your own Landsat inspired craft and share with #LandsatCraft.

Printing Press

Landsat wood type used for letterpress printing. Credit: Sara Blumberg/NASA

Postcard from Camp

Collect all nine postcards from Camp Landsat starting with Week 4: Forests Forever! Are you basking in the shade of a favorite tree? Landsat has helped us know how much of Earth is forest-covered and how that changes year-to-year. The front of this postcard features a natural-color Landsat 8 image of Uinta Mountains acquired September 12, 2015.

 

Postcard forests

EOKids

Find out how Earth is greening up from forests and farms and how NASA can see our greener Earth from space in Greening Up Globally: Forests and Farms.

Greening Up Globally Forests and Farms