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Below you'll find the most recent news about EROS and USGS. Please contact Michelle Bouchard at mbouchard@usgs.gov for assistance with specific media questions and requests.

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Maximizing Accuracy of Rangeland Data

Maximizing Accuracy of Rangeland Data

Project Manager Matthew Rigge and the Rangeland Condition Monitoring Assessment and Projection (RCMAP) team take an almost businesslike approach to...

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Calibration and Validation Quarterly Reports Now Include Landsat 9 Analysis

Calibration and Validation Quarterly Reports Now Include Landsat 9 Analysis

The USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Calibration and Validation (Cal/Val) Center of Excellence (ECCOE) focuses on improving the...

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Landsat Helping to Address Food Security Challenges in Africa

Landsat Helping to Address Food Security Challenges in Africa

Learning from the past and planning for the future. Using Earth observation products and tools in the fight to achieve global food security. This is...

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Science Leader Set Precedent for Other Women

Science Leader Set Precedent for Other Women

When June Thormodsgard retired from the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, she didn’t anticipate how much she would miss the...

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USGS and Australia to continue partnership in Landsat Next satellite mission

USGS and Australia to continue partnership in Landsat Next satellite mission

The U.S. Geological Survey and Australia move toward a partnership as Australia agrees to join upcoming Landsat Next satellite mission.

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Key National Climate Report Includes USGS EROS People and Products

Key National Climate Report Includes USGS EROS People and Products

When the Fifth National Climate Assessment (NCA5) debuted recently, it included some significant contributions from the USGS Earth Resources...

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Eyes on Earth Podcast: The Color of Water

Eyes on Earth Podcast: The Color of Water

In Episode 114 of Eyes on Earth, we learn how satellite images and pixels of water, along with actual water samples, are helpful in determining the...

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2024 William T. Pecora Award Nominations Now Being Accepted

2024 William T. Pecora Award Nominations Now Being Accepted

The William T. Pecora Award is presented annually to individuals or teams using satellite or aerial remote sensing that make outstanding contributions...

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Awards Reflect EROS Contribution to Standards

Awards Reflect EROS Contribution to Standards

When Russell Congalton started analyzing the thematic accuracy of Landsat data during his internship at the U.S. Geological Survey’s (USGS) Earth...

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Landsat Technical Working Group meets in Florida

Landsat Technical Working Group meets in Florida

The USGS Landsat International Cooperator Network met for the Landsat Technical Working Group (LTWG) #32 meeting in Orlando, Florida USA during the...

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USGS EROS Helps Assess OpenET Accuracy

USGS EROS Helps Assess OpenET Accuracy

A new study addresses a question that resource managers have been wondering: Just how accurate is OpenET? The online mapping tool, based on Landsat...

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