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Vegetation, Water and Climate Dynamics

At EROS we use satellite, climate, and environmental data to study the health and extent of crops, forests, mangroves, grasslands, and other types of vegetation, and to document how plant communities are changing over time. We work with other agencies to map water resources, monitor water use, and assess the risk of drought in locations ranging from the prairie potholes of the upper Grea

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USGS EROS Archive - Vegetation Monitoring - eVIIRS Remote Sensing Phenology

An annual record of nine historical Remote Sensing Phenology metrics for the conterminous United States is available at a resolution of 375-m for products derived from eVIIRS data (2012-present).An annual record of nine historical Remote Sensing Phenology metrics for the conterminous United States is available at a resolution of 375-m for products derived from eVIIRS data (2012-present).An annual...
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USGS EROS Archive - Vegetation Monitoring - eVIIRS Remote Sensing Phenology

An annual record of nine historical Remote Sensing Phenology metrics for the conterminous United States is available at a resolution of 375-m for products derived from eVIIRS data (2012-present).An annual record of nine historical Remote Sensing Phenology metrics for the conterminous United States is available at a resolution of 375-m for products derived from eVIIRS data (2012-present).An annual...
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USGS EROS Archive - LCMAP- Continuous Change Detection Classification v1.3 (CCDC) Products (U.S.)

The Land Change Monitoring, Assessment and Projection (LCMAP) project has generated an integrated suite of annual land cover and land surface change products for the United States based on time series data from the Landsat record from 1985–2021. LCMAP Collection 1.3 Science Products are based on the USGS implementation of the Continuous Change Detection and Classification (CCDC) algorithm.
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USGS EROS Archive - LCMAP- Continuous Change Detection Classification v1.3 (CCDC) Products (U.S.)

The Land Change Monitoring, Assessment and Projection (LCMAP) project has generated an integrated suite of annual land cover and land surface change products for the United States based on time series data from the Landsat record from 1985–2021. LCMAP Collection 1.3 Science Products are based on the USGS implementation of the Continuous Change Detection and Classification (CCDC) algorithm.
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Eyes on Earth Episode 68 - Tracking Mangroves by Satellite

Eyes on Earth is a podcast on remote sensing, Earth observation, land change and science, brought to you by the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. In this episode, we learn what satellites can tell us about mangrove forests.
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Eyes on Earth Episode 68 - Tracking Mangroves by Satellite

Eyes on Earth is a podcast on remote sensing, Earth observation, land change and science, brought to you by the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. In this episode, we learn what satellites can tell us about mangrove forests.
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USGS EROS Archive - Landsat Archives - Landsat 4-9 Collection 2 Level-1 Albers Scenes

Albers Scenes contain 30-meter Collection 2 Level-1 data projected to the Albers Equal Area (AEA) map projection.
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USGS EROS Archive - Landsat Archives - Landsat 4-9 Collection 2 Level-1 Albers Scenes

Albers Scenes contain 30-meter Collection 2 Level-1 data projected to the Albers Equal Area (AEA) map projection.
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USGS EROS Archive - Landsat Collection 2 Level-3 Dynamic Surface Water Extent (DSWE) Science Product

Landsat Collection 2 Level-3 Dynamic Surface Water Extent (DSWE) contains six acquisition-based raster data products pertaining to the existence and condition of surface water.
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USGS EROS Archive - Landsat Collection 2 Level-3 Dynamic Surface Water Extent (DSWE) Science Product

Landsat Collection 2 Level-3 Dynamic Surface Water Extent (DSWE) contains six acquisition-based raster data products pertaining to the existence and condition of surface water.
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USGS EROS Archive - Landsat Collection 2 Level-3 Burned Area (BA) Science Product

Landsat Collection 2 Level-3 Burned Area (BA) contains two acquisition-based raster data products that represent burn classification and burn probability.
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USGS EROS Archive - Landsat Collection 2 Level-3 Burned Area (BA) Science Product

Landsat Collection 2 Level-3 Burned Area (BA) contains two acquisition-based raster data products that represent burn classification and burn probability.
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USGS EROS Archive - Vegetation Monitoring - eVIIRS Land Surface Temperature (LST)

The EROS Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (eVIIRS) Land Surface Temperature (LST) collection is based on the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) data acquired by this VIIRS instrument. VIIRS is aboard the joint NASA/NOAA Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) and NOAA-20 satellites.
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USGS EROS Archive - Vegetation Monitoring - eVIIRS Land Surface Temperature (LST)

The EROS Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (eVIIRS) Land Surface Temperature (LST) collection is based on the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) data acquired by this VIIRS instrument. VIIRS is aboard the joint NASA/NOAA Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) and NOAA-20 satellites.
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USGS EROS Archive - Vegetation Monitoring - EROS Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (eVIIRS)

The Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (eVIIRS) collection is based on the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (S-NPP) Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) data acquired by the NPP, which is the result of a partnership between the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the National Oceanic and...
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USGS EROS Archive - Vegetation Monitoring - EROS Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (eVIIRS)

The Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (eVIIRS) collection is based on the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (S-NPP) Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) data acquired by the NPP, which is the result of a partnership between the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the National Oceanic and...
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USGS EROS Archive - Vegetation Monitoring - eMODIS Land Surface Temperature

The EROS Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (eMODIS) Land Surface Temperature (LST) collection is based on the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) data acquired by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Earth Observing System (EOS). Note: The eMODIS datasets are no longer being produced after October 1st, 2022. These datasets will remain available...
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USGS EROS Archive - Vegetation Monitoring - eMODIS Land Surface Temperature

The EROS Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (eMODIS) Land Surface Temperature (LST) collection is based on the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) data acquired by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Earth Observing System (EOS). Note: The eMODIS datasets are no longer being produced after October 1st, 2022. These datasets will remain available...
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Near-Real-Time Cheatgrass Monitoring

The USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center produces near-real-time estimates of annual herbaceous land cover for the Great Basin, Snake River Plain, Wyoming, and contiguous areas in the United States. Estimates are based on enhanced Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (eMODIS) Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) data at 250-meter resolution.
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Near-Real-Time Cheatgrass Monitoring

The USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center produces near-real-time estimates of annual herbaceous land cover for the Great Basin, Snake River Plain, Wyoming, and contiguous areas in the United States. Estimates are based on enhanced Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (eMODIS) Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) data at 250-meter resolution.
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Monitoring Arctic and boreal ecosystems through the assimilation of field-based studies, remote sensing, and modelling

Northern high-latitude regions are experiencing climate warming at rates nearly double that of lower latitudes, leading to warming and thawing of permafrost-affected soils, decomposition of previously frozen organic matter and increases in the number of large fire years, which can substantially impact social and environmental systems. Monitoring Arctic and boreal ecosystems of northern latitudes...
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Monitoring Arctic and boreal ecosystems through the assimilation of field-based studies, remote sensing, and modelling

Northern high-latitude regions are experiencing climate warming at rates nearly double that of lower latitudes, leading to warming and thawing of permafrost-affected soils, decomposition of previously frozen organic matter and increases in the number of large fire years, which can substantially impact social and environmental systems. Monitoring Arctic and boreal ecosystems of northern latitudes...
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EDNA Stage 1B Seamless Process

The EDNA Stage1B process involves collecting the raw data from the EDNA cooperators, performing QA/QC checks on the raw data, and preparing the data for Stage II of the project. ArcInfo amls are executed to create the seamless database, and ArcView tools are utilized to determine seamless accuracy. The Stage 1B database development provides seamless drainage basin delineations and synthetic...
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EDNA Stage 1B Seamless Process

The EDNA Stage1B process involves collecting the raw data from the EDNA cooperators, performing QA/QC checks on the raw data, and preparing the data for Stage II of the project. ArcInfo amls are executed to create the seamless database, and ArcView tools are utilized to determine seamless accuracy. The Stage 1B database development provides seamless drainage basin delineations and synthetic...
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