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Satellite images that have been continuously acquired for many decades represent a unique record of our planet’s surface. At EROS, we analyze satellite and other data to determine not only how the Earth’s land cover has changed over time, but also the driving forces behind the changes. Understanding the how and why of past land cover and land use change makes it possible to more accura
Land Change Monitoring, Assessment, and Projection (LCMAP) represents a new generation of land cover mapping and change monitoring from the U.S. Geological Survey’s EROS Center.
The LANDFIRE Program provides 20+ national geo-spatial layers (e.g. vegetation, fuel, disturbance, etc.), databases, and ecological models that are available to the public for the US and insular areas.