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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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Landsat Archive Fills in Tundra Fire Gaps

Landsat Archive Fills in Tundra Fire Gaps

Curiosity can be a strong motivator. It certainly was for Eric Miller of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Alaska Fire Service.

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Remote Sensing Report Spotlights Work at USGS EROS

Remote Sensing Report Spotlights Work at USGS EROS

Work at the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center is once again prominently featured in the latest annual Department of the...

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USGS and Germany signal continued partnership for Landsat Next mission

USGS and Germany signal continued partnership for Landsat Next mission

The U.S. Geological Survey and German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft-und Raumfahrt  or DLR) signed a statement this month for plans to...

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Norwegian Ambassador Visits USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science Center

Norwegian Ambassador Visits USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science Center

On a chain of islands located closer to the North Pole than to Norway, the Svalbard Satellite Station offers a unique connection between Norway and...

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USGS Finds New Way to Measure Ocean Depth with Landsat

USGS Finds New Way to Measure Ocean Depth with Landsat

The launch of the joint Landsat satellite program was certainly a landmark for Earth observation more than five decades ago. Despite the program’s...

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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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