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USGS EROS Mapping Products to be Renamed Rangeland Condition, Monitoring, Assessment, and Projection (RCMAP) with New Data Release

The USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center’s geospatial rangeland products have been known by many names since their initial...

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TNMCorps Mapping Challenge Summary Results for City / Town Halls in KY & TN

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

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

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

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

Here’s a new challenge for City / Town Halls in Wisconsin!

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How the Nation’s Forest Census Improves Satellite-Based Mapping

It’s possible to map vegetation type with Landsat, but getting the maps right requires more than satellites alone.

The teams at the USGS Earth...

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LCMAP Releases Adds Data for 2018, 2019 with Release of Collection 1.1

The USGS Land Change Monitoring, Assessment, and Projection (LCMAP) initiative has released the first update to its Conterminous United States (CONUS)...

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New Report Explains Landsat’s Role as ‘Gold Standard’ for Calibration

Landsat data have long been recognized for the quality and reliability of their calibration. A recent report puts a spotlight on that commitment to...

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Celebrating Earth Day from Above

Happy Earth Day! As we celebrate our wonderful planet and the fascinating things we learn about it every year, we wanted to share a unique view of the...

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USGS Landsat Satellites Enable Google to Portray Global Change

USGS Landsat satellite data and imagery are the key foundation for the newly released Google Earth 3D Timelapse tool. The upgraded Timelapse presents...

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New York Tries Creative Ways - Like Satellites - to Fight Hemlock-Killing Insect

Hunting for an insect the size of a poppy seed in a forest of trees that can soar 100 feet high is, admittedly, a tall task.

But after seeing the...

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TNMCorps Mapping Challenge Summary Results for City / Town Halls in KS & OK

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

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