Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center

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We maintain collections of images and videos that are available for download at no charge. Narrow your search of these multimedia galleries using the pull-down menus below, and then select "Apply Filter."  

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May 10, 2019

Image of the Week - A New Yellowstone Hot Spot

Scientists with the USGS Yellowstone Volcano Observatory use satellite and aerial imagery to map hot springs, geothermal vents, and geysers at Yellowstone National Park. They recently found an entirely new thermal area miles from the nearest trailhead. Landsat 8's thermal infrared sensors captured the change in a nighttime image from April of 2017. Aerial images reveal a

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Landsat 8 image of Yucca Flat in Nevada, from Aug. 24, 2018
April 1, 2019

Yucca Flat - 2018

Landsat 8 image of Yucca Flat in Nevada, Aug. 24, 2018.

March 26, 2019

Using the Compare Browse Function in EarthExplorer

This tutorial explains how to use the compare browse functionality in EarthExplorer to preview Landsat scenes prior to downloading. 
 

Members of the LANDFIRE team at the Earth Resources Observation and Science Center
March 13, 2019

LANDFIRE Team - 2019

Members of the LANDFIRE team met in March of 2019 at the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center near Sioux Falls, SD.

Landsat image of Kandahar, Afghanistan on March 3, 2019
March 3, 2019

Kandahar - March 3, 2019

Landsat 8 image of Kandahar, Afghanistan on March 3, 2019, rendered with bands 7, 5, and 1 of the satellite's Operational Land Imager.

Color photo of USGS researchers in Idaho
February 8, 2019

USGS EROS Researchers in Idaho

USGS EROS contractor Minsu Kim, left, and USGS Scientist Jeffrey Danielson stand with a GPS device in northern Idaho, where they were part of a research project to conduct topobathymetric research along the Kootenai River of northern Idaho.

Map of AK showing probability of change occurrence
December 31, 2018

Map of AK showing probability of change occurrence

Map of Alaska showing probability (%) of change occurrence. Insets show fire boundaries from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Large Fire Database and Landsat 8 imagery (bottom right; 2016) north of Fairbanks, Alaska.

December 31, 2018

An Introduction to the AppEEARS Point Sampler

This short video provides a quick demonstration of the Point Sample using the Application for Extracting and Exploring Analysis Ready Samples (AρρEEARS). 

AppEEARS provides a simple and efficient way to subset, transform, and visualize geospatial data distributed from a variety of federal archives. The following topics are discussed in the video: how to submit a

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Animation of a solar farm
December 31, 2018

LCMAP animation - solar farm

An animation of the growth of a solar farm, created using Land Change Monitoring, Assessment, and Projection data.

Animation of land change in the Black Hills
December 31, 2018

Land Change in the Black Hills - LCMAP

Animation of land cover change in the Black Hills, created using Land Change Monitoring, Assessment, and Projection data from the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center.

Landsat animation of change in Twelvemile Lake, in the Yukon Flats ecoregion in Alaska
December 31, 2018

Twelvemile Lake - Change Over Time

Animation of Twelvemile Lake in the Yukon Flats ecoregion in Alaska, created using USGS Landsat data.

December 21, 2018

Using the Advanced Criteria in EarthExplorer

EarthExplorer helps users get to exactly the scenes they want. The Additional Criteria tab helps users pick scenes that meet specific requirements. 

This video will show you how to utilize the Additional Criteria tab in EarthExplorer.

You can find additional videos on tools and types of imagery available on this website: 

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