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 13, 2020
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 38 – Time Series Analysis 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 about how the Landsat archive enables time series analysis.

Contacts: Janice Nelson
Date published: November 2, 2020
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 37 – Insuring West Africa’s Crops

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 EROS data streams could be used to encourage ag production in West Africa.

Contacts: Janice Nelson
Date published: October 19, 2020
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 36 - International Charter Turns 20

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 get a rundown on the International Charter Space and Major Disasters.

Contacts: Janice Nelson
Date published: October 13, 2020
Status: Active

LCMAP Change Stories: Outfitting the Ozarks

The meandering shoreline is the claim to fame for the Midwestern tourist oasis that is Lake of the Ozarks in Central Missouri.

The Missouri Division of Tourism’s website leads its page on the state’s most popular visitor destination by noting that the lake’s 1,100 miles of freshwater coast are more than even California has to offer.

Date published: October 5, 2020
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 35 – Watching the Water Supply with OpenET

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 a partnership that aims to simplify and share critical water use data for the Western U.S.

Contacts: Janice Nelson
Date published: September 21, 2020
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 34 – Open Training Data

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 an organization working to make remote sensing data easier to find and use.

Contacts: Janice Nelson
Date published: September 8, 2020
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 33 – Global Land Change

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 global land cover and land change mapping.

Contacts: Janice Nelson
Date published: August 21, 2020
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 32 – Lunar Calibration

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 calibration teams use the surface of the moon and unchanging landscapes to improve Landsat data.

Contacts: Janice Nelson
Date published: August 7, 2020
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 31 – Landsat 7 Flight Operations

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 the stellar flight operations record of the team in charge of Landsat 7.

Contacts: Janice Nelson
Date published: July 26, 2020
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 30 – Remapping LANDFIRE

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 LANDFIRE and a yearslong project to improve the critical nationwide data source.

Contacts: Janice Nelson
Date published: July 10, 2020
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 29 – Tracking Landscape Change with LCMAP

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 an exciting new initiative to track landscape change in the U.S.

Contacts: Janice Nelson
Date published: June 29, 2020
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 28 – Peer Reviews

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 remote sensing bolstered its credibility through the strength of rigorous peer review.

Contacts: Janice Nelson