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May Public Lecture Flyer, 2022

Detailed Description

Using Military Remote Sensing Technology to Support Federal Civil Agency Science: Sunk Cost, Well Spent

By Paul M. Young, Director of the USGS National Civil Applications Center 

  • The USGS has a long history of using images from military and Intelligence community satellites to support our science.
  • Learn how public safety, disaster response, and environmental monitoring missions are supported. 
  • This cooperation benefits all Americans and is an example of good government. 

May 26th, 2022 at 6:00PM PT


Resource Links:

USGS EarthExplorer website: (Imagery will be found under Data Sets "Declassified Data.")

Corona program:

Civil Applications Committee Fact Sheet:

USGS Volcano Hazards Program:

National Interagency Fire Center:

USGS Landslide Hazards Program is mentioned:

USGS Hazards Data Distribution System:

International Charter (also in the slide):






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