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New Landsat Satellite Data Just A Few Clicks Away
2013-09-05 14:16:25

Thousands of never-before-seen data products from the US Landsat satellites acquired over 30 years have been released for online access.

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2013-08-30 10:21:55

The Wallow Fire burned over 500,000 acres, making it the largest fire in Arizona history, to date. It is one of many large fires that fire managers and researchers have seen scorch forests nationwide since the early 2000s.

Restoration To At-Risk Areas Directed By NASA's Landsat Satellite Data
2013-08-21 10:21:57

While the 138,000-acre Silver Fire still smoldered, forest restoration specialists were on the job.

Tracking Fires From Space
2013-08-10 05:59:10

As wildfires rage across California, NASA scientists are using satellite imagery to both monitor the current blaze and create models designed to predict where future fires might occur.

2 Guinness World Records Set With Help From Goddard Space Flight Center
2013-06-21 10:24:25

Setting two world records in two consecutive months, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., helped share some of NASA's amazing accomplishments.

New Landsat 8 Images Available Free Online
2013-06-12 13:00:28

More than 40 years after the launch of its first satellite, the Landsat program continues to deliver publicly available satellite imagery. This month, images from the program’s latest satellite Landsat 8 were made available via the Internet.

NASA's Landsat 8 Project Officially Handed Over To USGS Control
2013-05-31 08:48:43

NASA’s Landsat 8 mission will continue under the control of the US Geological Survey (USGS), after a ceremony in Sioux Falls, South Dakota on Thursday officially saw the reins being handed over from one agency to the other.

NASA's Landsat Satellite Searching For A Cloud-Free View
2013-05-23 09:07:13

Scientists studying the Aral Sea's changing ecology and retreating shoreline have looked to Landsat -- and a new feature of the Landsat Data Continuity Mission will help ensure they get a clear, cloud-free view.

New Public Application Of Landsat Images Released By Google
2013-05-10 09:40:55

Google released more than a quarter-century of images of Earth taken from space Thursday compiled into an interactive time-lapse experience.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.