David Applegate Sworn In as Director of the U.S. Geological Survey
Massive Volcanic Eruption and Tsunami Informs Plan for Future Eruptions, Sea-level Rise
Landsat 9: USGS assumes control of newest satellite in Landsat program from NASA
All systems go for extending 50-year portrait of planet Earth
Fifty Years of Landsat: Observing Earth to Look Forward
Part 6 of a Six-part Series Highlighting the 50th Anniversary of Landsat
Fifty Years of Landsat: Watchmen for Wildfires
Part 5 of a Six-part Series Highlighting the 50th Anniversary of Landsat
A disappearing act in Alaska
Space Weather and Magnetic Storms: Invaders from Outer Space…Sort Of
Fifty Years of Landsat
Celebrating 50 years of continuous Earth observation, the joint U.S. Geological Survey/NASA Landsat program of Earth observation satellites has provided a broad range of scientists, professional analysts, and ordinary citizens around the globe with accurate and impartial Earth imagery and data.
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