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Date published: February 25, 2021

Reprocessing of Landsat 8 data acquired from November 2020 to February 2021

As previously announced on January 14, 2021 and January 29, 2021, USGS and NASA calibration...

Date published: February 25, 2021

Land use tied to ‘intersex’ smallmouth bass in Bay rivers

Bay Journal — By Timothy Wheeler — February 25, 2021

February 24, 2021

Chesapeake Bay Activities Newsletter January-February 2021

The USGS provides research and monitoring to better understand and restore the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed. Our technical reports and journal articles, which we translate into science summaries, provide the findings used by federal, state, and local decisionmakers to inform restoration and conservation decisions. Here are some recent highlights.

Learn more about USGS Chesapeake Bay activities

Date published: February 18, 2021

FINISHED!! TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for Fire Stations in CA, NV & AZ

This challenge is now complete! Thank you to everyone who contributed!

Date published: February 18, 2021

NEW TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for Schools in CA & NV!

TNMCorps Mapping Challenges continue on the Pacific coast with a new challenge for schools in California and Nevada!  This is an excellent challenge for Peer Reviewers and Advanced Editors since all the existing points have already been edited, but there are many points needing to be reviewed.  Don’t forget to look for missing schools too!

Date published: February 17, 2021

Fact sheet on nutrient trends in the Chesapeake now available

University of Maryland | Center for Environmental Science | Integration and Application Network — February 2021

Date published: February 16, 2021

Landsat Collection 2 Reprocessing of Landsat 8 Images Acquired in 2015

During Landsat Collection 2 data processing in 2020, several Landsat 8 images acquired from November 1 and November 2, 2015 were processed to Level-1 products with misaligned Operational Land Imager (OLI) and Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS) spectral bands. These images were quickly identified and removed from the USGS archive soon after the release of Collection 2 on December 1, 2020.  

Date published: February 11, 2021

Next Generation of Women in Science

As part of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Fort Collins Science Center scientists volunteered to pass along personal and professional advice to the next generation of women and girls in science.

Date published: February 11, 2021

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge Summary Results for City / Town Hall Structures in CA & NV

Summary statistics are now available for this challenge. Thanks again to everyone who contributed!

Date published: February 11, 2021

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge Summary Results for Schools in TX

Summary statistics are now available for this challenge. Thanks again to everyone who contributed!

Date published: February 11, 2021

NEW TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for City / Town Halls in NC!

Our last coastal challenge for city halls went so well that we thought we’d do another one in a coastal state, this time in North Carolina!

Date published: February 11, 2021

NEW TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for Fire Stations in AR!

TNMCorps mapping challenges shift back to the east with a challenge for fire stations in Arkansas! This is an excellent challenge for Standard Editors with many unedited (i.e., red) points that need to be confirmed.