A method of remote sensing that obtains optical representations in two or more ranges of frequencies or wave lengths.
Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) Overview [ More info] General characteristics and spatial resolution of imagery products available from this type of sensor.
Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Overview [ More info] Includes 500 meter surface reflectance and vegetation indices, which can be used to study change in energy balance and vegetation over time.
Landsat-A Global Land-Imaging Mission [ More info] Characteristics and history of this satellite-based earth imaging system, including plans and prospects for future instruments.
Landsat: A Global Land Imaging Program [ More info] Overview of the history of this satellite imaging system, with details about the way in which it collects information about the earth's surface.
Landsat: A Global Land-Imaging Project [ More info] A visible, long-term record of natural and human-induced changes on the global landscape since 1972.
LandsatLook images [ More info] Describes the source, kinds, format, possible uses, and limitations of LandsatLook images generated from Landsat satellite data.
Advanced Remote Sensing Research [ More info] New and experimental methods of analyzing geospatial imagery, including detailed spectral analysis of land surface materials, historical image analysis, and long wave infrared image analysis.
Landsat Data Continuity Mission [ More info] A partnership between NASA and USGS to assure continuous satellite imaging of the earth's surface that was begun 40 years ago.
Landsat Data Continuity Mission [ More info] Main site for Landsat missions, which provide information about land surface features of the earth. Includes imagery, links to general and technical information, ordering of data, and partners.
Landsat Image Mosaic of Antarctica (LIMA) [ More info] Fact sheet introducing the LIMA website, which presents a cloudless, seamless, geometrically accurate, high-resolution satellite mosaic of Antarctica.
Monitoring floods and fires during the summer of 2011--The value of the Landsat satellite 40-year archives [ More info] Examples showing the use of historical satellite imagery for assessing the extent and severity of landscape hazards such as fires and floods.
Opening the Landsat Archive [ More info] All Landsat images within the EROS Center archive--a 37-year record of Earth's surface--are available free of charge via the web, including newly acquired Landsat 7 multispectral images.
A dryland river transformed--the Little Colorado, 1936-2010 [ More info] We mapped substantial migration of the river channel between the City of Winslow and the Navajo Nation community of Leupp; in a human lifetime the river has moved more than a mile across its valley floor.
Aircraft scanners [ More info] Technical information on the Aircraft Scanners data set at the USGS EROS Data Center containing digital imagery acquired from several multispectral scanners collected over conterminous United States, Alaska, and NASA aircraft.
Applying remote sensing to invasive species science-A tamarisk example [ More info] Explains how remote sensing data are used to understand the current extent and likely future of an invasive plant, in this case a bush.
Assessment of least tern and piping plover habitats on the Missouri River using remote sensing [ More info] Analysis and modeling of multispectral imagery helps to predict the suitability of sand bars for nesting of these migratory birds.
Hazards Management in Grand County, Colorado-Fire Fuels Characterization [ More info] Using land cover, vegetation, vegetation health, and other characteristics derived from remote-sensing imagery, we develop geospatial models depicting the susceptibility of this area to wildfires.
Integrated monitoring of ecological conditions in wetland-upland landscapes [ More info] Landscapes of interwoven wetlands and uplands offer a rich set of ecosystem goods and services. Changes in climate and land use can affect the value of those services. We study these areas to understand how they may be changing.
Integrated software for imagers and spectrometers (ISIS) [ More info] Integrated Software for Imagery and Spectrometers (ISIS) is a comprehensive, user-friendly, portable tool for processing, analyzing, and displaying remotely sensed image data. Homepage provides documentation, acquisition, user feedback, and FAQs.
Mapping benefits from updated ifsar data in Alaska: improved source data enables better maps [ More info] Higher resolution digital topographic maps for Alaska are derived from interferometric synthetic aperture radar combined with other remote sensing data.
Mapping grasslands suitable for cellulosic biofuels in the Greater Platte River Basin, United States [ More info] Study to identify grasslands that may be suitable for cellulosic feedstock production. Producing ethanol from non-cropland areas such as grassland will minimize the effects of biofuel developments on global food supplies.
National Satellite Land Remote Sensing Data Archive [ More info] USGS Archive for preservation and access for satellite remote sensing data and imagery (Landsat and AVHRR). Links to locating and ordering imagery, international collaborators, advisory committee, and Earthshots (satellite photos.).
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