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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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Extended ESPA on Demand Interface Interruption Starts June 26, 2024

Extended ESPA on Demand Interface Interruption Starts June 26, 2024

On Wednesday, June 26, 2024, starting at 8:00 a.m. CDT, the USGS EROS Science Processing Architecture on Demand Interface (ESPA) will be taken offline...

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Landsat Next Instrument Contractor Selected

Landsat Next Instrument Contractor Selected

The Raytheon Company is selected to build and deliver three Earth observing instruments for the Landsat Next mission.

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Dodge Brothers Classic Cars Visit EROS

Dodge Brothers Classic Cars Visit EROS

Dodge Brothers Club members drove a dozen century-old vehicles to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, this week to visit the USGS Earth Resources Observation...

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Remote Sensing Characterization of Post-Fire Vegetation Recovery

Remote Sensing Characterization of Post-Fire Vegetation Recovery

Remote sensing is a powerful tool to measure fire's effects on plant life. How severe was the damage to vegetation? How quickly can a landscape...

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USGS Staff Present at Natural Disasters Response Workshop

USGS Staff Present at Natural Disasters Response Workshop

When wildfires threaten homes and hurricanes ravage communities, satellite data are vital for relief efforts. Coordinating those resources is the...

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Kristi Kline Highlights USGS EROS Career on Podcast

Kristi Kline Highlights USGS EROS Career on Podcast

Electrical engineer Kristi Kline arrived at USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center before Landsat 7 launched, before the...

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LANDFIRE Quickens Pace for Providing Key Fire Data

LANDFIRE Quickens Pace for Providing Key Fire Data

In 2024, LANDFIRE (Landscape Fire and Resource Management Planning Tools) marks 20 years since it was officially chartered in response to increasing...

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Landsat Next: Getting Ready for the Data Deluge

Landsat Next: Getting Ready for the Data Deluge

When the next planned Landsat mission, Landsat Next, reaches orbit in about 2030, three new satellites will be collecting Earth observation data in...

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Landsat Next: What Is the Mission? Why Do We Need It?

Landsat Next: What Is the Mission? Why Do We Need It?

Landsat satellites 8 and 9 orbit at 438 miles above the Earth’s surface and collect imagery that is used to improve the quality of our lives...

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USGS-hosted JACIE Workshop Reflects Industry’s Growth

USGS-hosted JACIE Workshop Reflects Industry’s Growth

This year’s Joint Agency Commercial Imagery Evaluation (JACIE) Workshop set all kinds of records—more commercial vendors, more presentations, a new...

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USGS EROS Director Joining NASA, NOAA, Australia on GEOINT Landsat Panel

USGS EROS Director Joining NASA, NOAA, Australia on GEOINT Landsat Panel

The GEOINT 2024 Symposium taking place May 5-8, 2024, in Florida features a Government Hub panel discussion on the Landsat 2030 Initiative that...

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