Landsat Missions

Landsat In Action

The Landsat Program provides over 40 years of calibrated medium spatial resolution data in support of a range of applications in areas such as global change research, agriculture, forestry, geology, land cover mapping, resource management, and water and coastal studies. 

This page contains examples of regional and global Landsat data applications that can assist policy makers and land managers in making informative decisions about our environment and Earth's natural resources.

 

The glacier positions on this NPS map of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, Alaska, were updated based on recent Landsat images.

National Park Service Cartographer Tom Patterson Talks Landsat

 

 

 

 

 

Corn and Soybean Map Using Landsat

Satellites, supercomputers, and machine learning provide real-time crop type data

 

 

 

 

 

 

Screenshot of the Satellite Forest Monitoring in Canada interface

Landsat Data Valuable in the Assessment of Forest Change in Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Google Earth Engine’s Timelapse Viewer

Google Powers Platform for Earth Science Data and Analysis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Composited Tasseled Cap brightness, greenness, and wetness image of the Bale Mountains, Ethiopia

LandsatLinkr - Harmonizing the Landsat Archive

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Geospatial Data Analysis in-season crop type map for the United States

Landsat Provides Near Real-Time Global Agricultural Analysis

 

 

 

 

 

Brown Marsh in Southeast Louisiana

Landsat Maps Global Surface Water and its Long-Term Changes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image: Sheridan Glacier from the Air

Landsat 8 Tracks the Velocity of Glaciers and Ice Sheets in Near Real-Time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Global Forest Watch Interface screenshot

Monitoring the World's Forests