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Landsat Sets Standard For Maps Of World's Forests
2012-06-20 03:56:28

NASA's Earth-observing fleet of satellites provides a worldwide and unbiased view with standardized scientific data -- information crucial for tracking the health of the world's forests.

Landsat Contest Offers View Of Local Landscape Change From Space
2012-05-25 03:16:22

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the United States' Landsat Earth-observing program, NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are holding a contest that will offer winners customized satellite views of changing local landscapes.

Spotlight on Sentinel-2
2012-05-07 03:19:57

The vast potential of ESA’s upcoming Sentinel-2 satellites came into focus last week at a symposium in Italy on how they will benefit current and future projects that exploit Earth observation data.

Landsat Captures Texas 'Crop Circles'
2012-04-30 03:51:20

A water-rich polka dot pattern takes over the traditional rectangular patchwork of fields in this time series animation of 40 years of Landsat images.

2012-01-27 10:16:12

Over dinner on R.V. Calypso while anchored on the lee side of Glover’s Reef in Belize, Jacques Cousteau told Phil Dustan that he suspected humans were having a negative impact on coral reefs.

Image 1 - Study Shows More Shrubbery In A Warming World
2011-12-10 04:25:14

Scientists have used satellite data from NASA-built Landsat missions to confirm that more than 20 years of warming temperatures in northern Quebec, Canada, have resulted in an increase in the amount and extent of shrubs and grasses.

Image 1 - Landsat Tracks Yellowstone's Underground Heat
2011-12-08 05:04:44

Yellowstone National Park sits on top of a vast, ancient, and still active volcano. Heat pours off its underground magma chamber, and is the fuel for Yellowstone’s famous features -- more than 10,000 hot springs, mud pots, terraces and geysers, including Old Faithful.


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