Landsat

Latest stories

6h
San Antonio Express-News
Timelapse photos show how the drought is changing Texas lakesTexas, some of the worst hit in the state. The satellite pictures are availabl
Timelapse photos show how the drought is changing Texas lakes
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 hours ago
Texas, some of the worst hit in the state. The satellite pictures are available for open public browsing and are hosted through a TIME and Google partnership. The project is a compilation of NASA Landsat images from 1984 to 2012. ceudaily@mys... Read more
6d
Wired News
The Future of Humanity’s Food Supply Is the Hands of AIconsistent and meticulous—the perfect agricultural snipers.Life From Above Orb
The Future of Humanity’s Food Supply Is the Hands of AI
Wired News / Posted 6 days ago
consistent and meticulous—the perfect agricultural snipers.Life From Above Orbiting over 400 miles above your head, NASA’s Landsat satellites provide a downright magical survey of Earth’s surface in a slew of bandwidths far beyond the visible... Read more
7d
KIVI Boise
5 year study of Treasure Valley groundwater startsVincent, project manager for the Idaho Department of Water Resources. The stud
5 year study of Treasure Valley groundwater starts
KIVI Boise / Posted 7 days ago
Vincent, project manager for the Idaho Department of Water Resources. The study will depend on prior data collected by LANDSAT, an Earth-monitoring satellite, in addition to new measurements. The boundaries of the study are the Snake River... Read more
7d
PhysOrg
Aerial images show decades of foothill forest growth erased due to California's extreme droughtMap of change in live vegetation cover from Landsat image comparisons between 2
Aerial images show decades of foothill forest growth erased due to California's extreme drought
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
Map of change in live vegetation cover from Landsat image comparisons between 2011 and 2015 for the southern Sierra mountain region and National Parks. The darkest red shades outside of the wildfires labeled with arrows were verified as forest stands... Read more
8d
PhysOrg
NASA satellite data shows rapid recovery for some California forests despite droughtsuffered little or no detectable loss of trees over the past several years. Ins
NASA satellite data shows rapid recovery for some California forests despite drought
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
suffered little or no detectable loss of trees over the past several years. Instead, NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey's Landsat satellite images over the past three decades showed that the severe drought periods recorded since the 1980s have not... Read more
11d
International Business Times
Slumbering Giant: North Korea's Mount Paektu volcano seen from space The image of the volcano and surrounding areas was taken in September 2016 with
Slumbering Giant: North Korea's Mount Paektu volcano seen from space
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
The image of the volcano and surrounding areas was taken in September 2016 with the Operational Land Imager on the Landsat 8 satellite. It shows the caldera, the forests surrounding the 9,000ft mountain and solidified lava to the south-east... Read more
17d
Illawarra Mercury
Goats unleashed on woody weed infestation in Mt Annanthe jumpers and anti-social goats. Most goats are very trainable, but a few are
Goats unleashed on woody weed infestation in Mt Annan
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 17 days ago
the jumpers and anti-social goats. Most goats are very trainable, but a few aren't," he said. Spread of African olive from Landsat imagery in 2000. Dr Peter Cuneo says the weed has 'spread considerably' since he published this map in 2006. Photo:... Read more
2 related stories
17d
Sydney Morning Herald
Why goats have been unleashed on Mt Annanare owned by a south coast company, Herds for Hire, run by Jim Shields and Elis
Why goats have been unleashed on Mt Annan
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 days ago
are owned by a south coast company, Herds for Hire, run by Jim Shields and Elisabeth Larsen. Spread of African olive from Landsat imagery in 2000. Dr Peter Cuneo says the weed has 'spread considerably' since he published this map in 2006. Photo:... Read more
2 related stories
19d
San Antonio Express-News
Watch the incredible, 20-year development boom in Stone Oakthe sky. Click through to see the stunning transformation of Stone Oak from 19
Watch the incredible, 20-year development boom in Stone Oak
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 19 days ago
the sky. Click through to see the stunning transformation of Stone Oak from 1993 to the present day. The satellite imagery is available through a TIME and Google partnership, which gathered NASA Landsat images from 1984 to 2012. ceudaily@mys... Read more
19d
PhysOrg
Researcher studies how ground effects influence climateof sensors that the U.S. Geological Survey and NASA sends up on Earth-orbiting
Researcher studies how ground effects influence climate
PhysOrg / Posted 19 days ago
of sensors that the U.S. Geological Survey and NASA sends up on Earth-orbiting satellites to capture imagery through its Landsat program typically record light from a broader segment of the spectrum—visible light wavelengths, near infrared... Read more
19d
EarthSky
Volcanic eruption in far south Atlanticin 60 years. There are no human residents of the island, which is almost always
Volcanic eruption in far south Atlantic
EarthSky / Posted 19 days ago
in 60 years. There are no human residents of the island, which is almost always covered in glacial ice and snow. NASA’s Landsat 8 satellite acquired these two false-color images on April 24 and May 1, 2016. The images were built from a... Read more
22d
Guardian Unlimited
Satellite Eye on Earth: April 2016 – in pictureshas built the vast plain of fertile river sediment where the city and farmland
Satellite Eye on Earth: April 2016 – in pictures
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 22 days ago
has built the vast plain of fertile river sediment where the city and farmland now lie. Egypt interactive Credits: OLI/Landsat 8/Nasa A key shipping route through Egypt recently received a major overhaul. The Suez Canal – the first artificial... Read more
25d
Calgary Sun
The Fort McMurray fire, as seen from spaceOn May 4, 2016, the the Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+) on the Landsat 7 s
The Fort McMurray fire, as seen from space
Calgary Sun / Posted 25 days ago
On May 4, 2016, the the Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+) on the Landsat 7 satellite acquired this false-color image of the wildfire that burned through Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada. The image combines shortwave infrared, near infrared, and... Read more
26d
Mashable
Photos and videos show devastation of Canadian wildfireshelping to fuel the fire's growth. A false-color image of the fires burning ne
Photos and videos show devastation of Canadian wildfires
Mashable / Posted 26 days ago
helping to fuel the fire's growth. A false-color image of the fires burning near Fort McMurray, Alberta captured by the Landsat 7 satellite Image: Joshua Stevens/NASA "Homes have been destroyed. Neighborhoods have gone up in flames. The... Read more
2459 related stories
26d
CTV News
Fort McMurray in flames: The most dramatic images and videosworst is yet to come. #FortMcMurrayStrongpic.twitter.com/CxB1r4lCtR A time-lap
Fort McMurray in flames: The most dramatic images and videos
CTV News / Posted 26 days ago
worst is yet to come. #FortMcMurrayStrongpic.twitter.com/CxB1r4lCtR A time-lapse video shows the fire's endurance. NASA’s Landsat 7 satellite captured this image Wednesday, which shows burnt areas in brown, smoke in white and active fires in... Read more
28d
PhysOrg
Underground fungi detected from spacea way to detect and map the associations between forests and fungi. They compa
Underground fungi detected from space
PhysOrg / Posted 28 days ago
a way to detect and map the associations between forests and fungi. They compared Thematic Mapper radiance data from Landsat satellites with traditional data about fungal associations of different species from 130,000 individual trees in... Read more
28d
The Jewish Press
Pentagon Confirms American Soldier Killed by ISIS in Northern Iraqnear Mosul. Google image of northern Iraqi area, including city of Mosul and E
Pentagon Confirms American Soldier Killed by ISIS in Northern Iraq
The Jewish Press / Posted 28 days ago
near Mosul. Google image of northern Iraqi area, including city of Mosul and Erbil to the east.Photo Credit: Google Image Landsat Map The Da’esh (ISIS) terrorist group killed a U.S. soldier in Iraq this week, a spokesperson for the U.S.... Read more
m
Daily Mail
What is scarring the bottom of the Caspian Sea?Caucasus Mountains, the aquamarine salt water of the Caspian Sea has a unique b
What is scarring the bottom of the Caspian Sea?
Daily Mail / Posted 1 months ago
Caucasus Mountains, the aquamarine salt water of the Caspian Sea has a unique beauty. But images captured by Nasa's Landsat 8 satellite has revealed something strange is scarring the world's largest inland sea. Mysterious lines have been... Read more

People in this news