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Date published: April 12, 2021

Ladies of Landsat Group Offers Sense of Belonging and Support

Finding connections and a sense of community help make work more fulfilling. But a feeling of belonging can be harder for some people to find than others. A remote-sensing-focused Twitter group is trying to do something about that.

Date published: April 9, 2021

Landsat User Case Studies – Dive into Details

USGS social scientists use qualitative research methods to better understand Landsat imagery use and the benefits and challenges perceived by Landsat users. These Landsat user case studies provide in-depth information about users, uses, user value, and societal benefits.  

Date published: April 6, 2021

New EROS Tool Shows County-By-County Change Across United States

The USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center has released a new online tool to help the public better visualize county-by-county land change across the United States.

Date published: April 6, 2021

2019-2020 Bay Barometer shows an ecosystem in mixed recovery

Chesapeake Bay Program — by Rachel Felver — April 06, 2021

Date published: April 2, 2021

Satellite Data Shows Value in Monitoring Deforestation, Forest Degradation

Deforestation is a significant concern for many parts of the globe, particularly in places like the rainforests of the Amazon or the Congo. Scientists, governments, and non-governmental organizations turn to satellite data to track deforestation, as well as to set targets for improvement.

Date published: April 1, 2021

NEW TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for City / Town Halls in KY & TN!

Here’s a new challenge for City / Town Halls in Kentucky and Tennessee!  

Date published: April 1, 2021

FINISHED!! TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for City / Town Halls in KS & OK

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

Date published: April 1, 2021

NEW TNMCorps Mapping Challenge for Fire Stations in TN!

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

Date published: March 29, 2021

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge Summary Results for City / Town Hall Structures in NC

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

Date published: March 29, 2021

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge Summary Results for Fire Stations in AR

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

Date published: March 29, 2021

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge Summary Results for Schools in CA & NV

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