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New NASA ROSES Award for 5-years (2023-2028) for the Global Food-and-Water Security-support Analysis Data (GFSAD) project of WGSC (PI: Prasad S. Thenkabail)

New NASA ROSES Award for 5-years (2023-2028) for the Global Food-and-Water Security-support Analysis Data (GFSAD) project of WGSC (PI: Prasad S...

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Release of LGRIP30 Data Product

The Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC) is pleased to announce the availability of the Landsat-Derived Global Rainfed and...

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Now Available: First CONUS-wide Coastal Wetland Collection

Scientists from across USGS have created the first CONUS-wide collection of key tidal wetland metrics. These metrics provide data on habitat quality...

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The Geographical Podcast: Can Desertification Be Stopped?

Dr. Laura Norman was interviewed by Bryony Cottam, Staff Writer for Geographical Magazine - the official magazine of the Royal Geographical Society in...

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Prestigious Talbert Abrams Grand Prize Award of ASPRS for Itiya Aneece and Prasad S. Thenkabail 2022

Dr. Itiya Aneece and Dr. Prasad S. Thenkabail of the Western Geographic Science Center (WGSC), USGS won the Talbert Abrams Grand Prize Award 2022, the...

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WGSC Research Geographer Visits India under the Professional Engineer and Scientist Exchange Program

Dr. Prasad S. Thenkabail visited India November 11-25, as part of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Indian Space...

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Cropland water in California: The view from space

This article is part of the Fall 2022 issue of the Earth Science Matters Newsletter. 

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Friday's Findings - October 14th 2022

Title: Knowledge Co-Production on the Impact of Decisions for Waterbird Habitat in a Changing Climate 

Date: October 14th at 2:00 pm Eastern

Speaker...

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Ancient methods of preventing desertification and recovering from drought

Around the world, land degradation causes significant loss of biodiversity, impacts food security and water purification. Unsustainable land-use...

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Planning for Change: New Tools to Support Bird Habitat in the Central Valley

How can water managers in California’s Central Valley make sure enough water is allocated to birds as the region faces changing climate patterns while...

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Kristin Byrd is the Recipient of the 2022 IALE-NA Distinguished Service Award

Kristin Byrd, Research Physical Scientist with the USGS at the Western Geographic Science Centre, has been awarded the 2022 Distinguished Service...

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"Sky Island Restoration Collaboration" (SIRC) at SERNews and new Documentary

The Sky Island Restoration Cooperative (SIRC) is a bi-national community-based collaboration of government and non-governmental organizations, private...

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