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!

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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: Janice Nelson
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: Janice Nelson
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: Janice Nelson
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: Janice Nelson
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: Janice Nelson
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: Janice Nelson
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: Janice Nelson
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: Janice Nelson
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: Janice Nelson
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: Janice Nelson
Date published: May 3, 2021
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 49 – Fire Atlas

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 about how satellite data are used to map fires in our National parks.

Contacts: Janice Nelson
Date published: April 16, 2021
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 48 – Satellites and the Forest Census

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 Nation’s forest census aids satellite-based mapping efforts.

Contacts: Janice Nelson