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: February 6, 2020
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 16 – Predictive Modeling

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 project future landscape change.

Contacts: Janice Nelson
Date published: January 27, 2020
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 15 – Burn Severity Mapping

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 burn severity mapping project in the Black Hills of South Dakota.

Contacts: Janice Nelson
Date published: January 10, 2020
Status: Completed

Eyes on Earth Episode 14 – Space Debris

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 challenges of space debris in Earth orbit.

Contacts: Janice Nelson
Date published: December 30, 2019
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 13 – Land Use

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 satellites are used to study changes in land use and its impacts.

Contacts: Janice Nelson
Date published: December 16, 2019
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 12 – Plant Health via Satellite (NDVI)

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 important tool for remote sensing scientists – the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI).

Contacts: Janice Nelson
Date published: December 5, 2019
Status: Completed

Eyes on Earth Episode 11 – EROS Fall Poster Session

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 a few of the scientists on hand for the EROS Fall Poster Session.

Contacts: Janice Nelson
Date published: November 25, 2019
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 10 – Landsat and Water Quality

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 is used to track the health of aquatic ecosystems.

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Contacts: Janice Nelson
Date published: November 18, 2019
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 9 – Famine Early Warning

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 helps the world respond to hunger.

Contacts: Janice Nelson
Date published: November 8, 2019
Status: Completed

Eyes on Earth Episode 8 – Assessing America’s Cropland

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 the basics  of Earth observation satellites.

Contacts: Janice Nelson
Date published: November 4, 2019
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 7 – Training Iraqi Scientists

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 the basics  of Earth observation satellites.

Contacts: Janice Nelson
Date published: October 21, 2019
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 6 - Satellites 101

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 the basics  of Earth observation satellites.

Contacts: Janice Nelson
Date published: October 16, 2019
Status: Completed

Earth As Art 6

As always, our newest collection of Earth As Art relies on the interplay of visible and invisible light across the electromagnetic spectrum made possible by satellite sensors. The stunning views seen in Earth As Art 6 carry on that two decade tradition, but also include high-resolution imagery captured by Unmanned Aircraft Systems - commonly referred to as drones - for the first time.  ...

Contacts: Janice Nelson