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

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Upcoming Maintenance to Interrupt Landsat Data Processing and Distribution

Maintenance planned for Saturday, July 16, 2022, will cause an extended interruption of Landsat data processing and data distribution portals.  To...

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LP DAAC Conference Provides Direction and In-Person Energy

Engaged expressions. Body language. Animated speakers. After two years of virtual meetings, talking in person with some members of the User Working...

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Fifty Years of Landsat: Sharing Earth information for the benefit of all

In 2022, the Landsat series of satellites, a program conducted jointly by the U.S. Geological Survey and NASA, celebrates a half century of worldwide...

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Missed Imaging Opportunity for Landsat 8

On June 14, 2022 (DOY165), Landsat 8 missed imaging opportunities due to an issue with the payload scheduling software. The issue was quickly...

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Newly Updated EarthNow! Landsat Image Viewer Includes Landsat 9

The EarthNow! Landsat Image Viewer displays near-real time imagery created from data acquired by Landsat satellites as they cross over the Earth...

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Upcoming Interruption to Landsat Collection 2 Data Access

Access to Landsat Collection 2 Level-1 and Level-2 data via USGS data access portals will be unavailable on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, for inventory...

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Select Landsat Collection 2 Level-1 Data Reprocessed

Select Landsat Collection 2 Level-1 data from 1984 to 2020 were reprocessed on June 2, 2022, due to an intermittent issue that did not allow them to...

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LANDFIRE Datasets Produced by USGS EROS Support Nationwide Fire Risk Tool

In late May 2022, several national media outlets published stories about a new online tool that allows any resident of the United States with Internet...

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New GloVis Release Features Include Landsat Collection 2

The USGS Global Visualization Viewer (GloVis) has been updated to add Landsat Collection 2 and includes Landsat 9 scenes.

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Receive the Latest in Landsat Directly to Your Inbox

USGS Landsat is moving to a new newsletter delivery system.

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Landsat 9 Data to be Reprocessed at the End of 2022

All Landsat 9 Collection 2 Operational Land Imager (OLI) and Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS) data will be reprocessed at the end of 2022 to take...

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Fifty Years of Landsat: Pioneer in Promoting Food Security from Space

Celebrating 50 years of continuous Earth observation, the joint U.S. Geological Survey/NASA Landsat program of Earth observation satellites has...

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