Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center

Education

Outreach and Education

Outreach and Education

Learn more about EROS community outreach, tours, communications, and employment opportunities. Play Landsat State Mosaic Puzzle Games, our "find the change," test your memory and more!

EROS Outreach

Remote Sensing Classroom

Remote Sensing Classroom

EROS produces lesson plans to help teachers introduce young students to the concepts of remote sensing and the value and use of Earth observing satellites. Follow the link for our Land Change and Urban Growth lesson plans.

Lesson Plans

Explore the Globe with Earthshots

Explore the Globe with Earthshots

Our interactive Earthshots page lets you browse more than 100 land change stories, from shrinking lakes and rivers to swelling cities, man-made islands and much, much, more. Follow the link to explore the globe with Landsat!

Visit Earthshots
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Date published: November 10, 2021
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 61 - Landsat 9 Launch Part 2

Eyes on Earth is a podcast on remote sensing, Earth observation, land change and science, brought to you by the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. In this episode, we hear interviews with international partners on the day of the Landsat 9 launch.

Contacts: Tim Glynn
Date published: October 12, 2021
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 60 – Landsat 9 Launch Part 1

Eyes on Earth is a podcast on remote sensing, Earth observation, land change and science, brought to you by the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. In this episode, we hear interviews with some of the various agency officials gathered before the Landsat 9 launch.

Contacts: Tim Glynn
Date published: September 17, 2021
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 59 – Landsat 9 Ground System

Eyes on Earth is a podcast on remote sensing, Earth observation, land change and science, brought to you by the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. In this episode, we hear how the USGS prepared for the launch of Landsat 9.

Contacts: Tim Glynn
Date published: September 7, 2021
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 58 - Satellites and Cloud Computing

Eyes on Earth is a podcast on remote sensing, Earth observation, land change and science, brought to you by the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. In this episode, we learn how cloud computing expands the value of satellite data.

Contacts: Tim Glynn
Date published: August 23, 2021
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 57 – Landsat and the Great Lakes

Eyes on Earth is a podcast on remote sensing, Earth observation, land change and science, brought to you by the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. In this episode, we learn how Landsat can help monitor the health of the Great Lakes

Contacts: Tim Glynn
Date published: August 9, 2021
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 56 – Modeling the Past to Plan for the Future

Eyes on Earth is a podcast on remote sensing, Earth observation, land change and science, brought to you by the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. In this episode, we learn how scientists built a map of pre-Colonial land cover in the U.S.

Contacts: Tim Glynn
Date published: July 26, 2021
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 55 – Urban Heat Islands of New York

Eyes on Earth is a podcast on remote sensing, Earth observation, land change and science, brought to you by the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. In this episode, we learn how New York City uses Landsat to pinpoint city hot spots.

Contacts: Tim Glynn
Date published: July 12, 2021
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 54 – National Land Cover Database 2019

Eyes on Earth is a podcast on remote sensing, Earth observation, land change and science, brought to you by the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. In this episode, we learn about the latest land cover release from EROS.

Contacts: Tim Glynn
Date published: June 28, 2021
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 53 - Remapping Canada's Fire History

Eyes on Earth is a podcast on remote sensing, Earth observation, land change and science, brought to you by the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. In this episode, we learn how Landsat improved fire perimeter mapping in Canada.

Contacts: Tim Glynn
Date published: June 14, 2021
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 52 - Tracking 'Gray Ghosts' with Landsat

Eyes on Earth is a podcast on remote sensing, Earth observation, land change and science, brought to you by the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. In this episode, we hear how satellite imagery helps track invasive insects on the East Coast.

Contacts: Tim Glynn
Date published: May 28, 2021
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 51 – LANDFIRE 2019 Limited

Eyes on Earth is a podcast on remote sensing, Earth observation, land change and science, brought to you by the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. In this episode, we learn about a new update to LANDFIRE mapping products.

Contacts: Tim Glynn
Date published: May 15, 2021
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 50 - Delaware River Basin

Eyes on Earth is a podcast on remote sensing, Earth observation, land change and science, brought to you by the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. In this episode, we learn about mapping the past and the future across an East Coast river basin.

Contacts: Tim Glynn