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Landsat Science Team Meeting July 22, 2021

Landsat Science Teams consist of USGS and NASA scientists and engineers, external scientists, engineers, and application specialists, representing industry and university research initiatives. The Science Teams are tasked with providing scientific and technical evaluations to the USGS and NASA to help ensure the continued success of the Landsat program. 

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Presentations from this meeting can be searched on the Landsat Science Team Meeting Presentations webpage. 

Virtual via Microsoft Teams Platform

Thursday, July 22, 2021

2018-2023 Landsat Science Team - February 2020
2018-2023 Landsat Science Team. Picture taken February 2020

Thursday, July 22, 2021

  • Landsat 9 Space Segment Status (Jeff Masek, NASA GSFC)
  • Landsat 9 USGS Ground Segment and Mission Operations Status (Kari Wulf, USGS EROS/Aerospace Corporation)
  • Landsat 9 Post-launch Data Assessment Plans and Landsat Science Team (LST) Opportunities (Brian Markham, NASA; Cody Anderson, USGS; Michael Choate, USGS)
    • Summary of plans
    • Landsat 9 ascent plans and activities during On-orbit Initialization and Verification (OIV)
    • Potential role of LST in Landsat 9 data quality assessment activities (e.g., assessing the quality of Level-2 reflectance and temperature products, data continuity with Landsat 8, assessing the applications impact of Landsat 9 data)
  • Landsat 9 Launch Week Outreach Activities (Ginger Butcher, NASA/SSAI; Kate Ramsayer, NASA/Telophase; Peggy Connot USGS EROS/KBR)
    • Discussion on LST participation in outreach activities
  • Landsat 7 Status (Jim Lacasse, USGS; Keith Alberts, USGS)
  • Adjourn main meeting
  • LST team discussion
  • Adjourn