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: June 15, 2020
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 27 - Australian Wildfires

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 from an Australian remote sensing scientist on the role of satellites during a recent outbreak of wildfires.

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

Eyes on Earth Episode 26 – Satellite Constellations

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 satellite constellations and how they work to improve our understanding of Earth.

Contacts: Janice Nelson
Date published: May 18, 2020
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 25 - Rising Seas

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 EROS scientists map coastal elevation.

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

LCMAP Change Stories

Click "Related Science" above to see how we track change over time.

Date published: April 30, 2020
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 24 – Wildfire Risk to Communities

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 national wildfire risk tool built using satellite-derived mapping data produced at EROS.

Contacts: Janice Nelson
Date published: April 17, 2020
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 23 – Ecosystem Monitoring

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 Landsat satellites help scientists study ecosystems, watersheds and environmental health.

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

Eyes On Earth Episode 22 - Meet the Mendenhall Fellow

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 one scientist’s journey from USGS Mendenhall fellow to full-time USGS researcher.

Contacts: Janice Nelson
Date published: April 6, 2020
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 21 - Forests of Ghana

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 Landsat satellites aid in the study of deforestation in West Africa.

Contacts: Janice Nelson
Date published: March 23, 2020
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 20 - Mapping Alaska's Permafrost

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 efforts to map near surface permafrost across Alaska and why such efforts are important.

Contacts: Janice Nelson
Date published: March 12, 2020
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 19 – 100 Million Landsat Downloads

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 celebrate the 100 millionth scene downloaded and discuss the open data policy that made the milestone possible.

Contacts: Janice Nelson
Date published: March 3, 2020
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 18 – Landsat’s International Partners

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 network of international cooperators who aid the Landsat mission.

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

Eyes on Earth Episode 17 – Evapotranspiration

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 EROS scientists use satellites to help manage water use.

Contacts: Janice Nelson