One of the first Black USGS geophysicists, pioneers research
USGS geophysicist Dr. Rufus Catchings, brings insights to the importance of diversity and perseverance in the earth science field.Read Story
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After a wildfire is extinguished, which secondary effects can occur?
In this week's Landsat view, Landsat 5 and Landsat 8 show how significant Cambodia's deforestation has been in the last few decades.
Our image of the week is of Ethiopia’s erupting Gateway to Hell.
Has avian flu ever been detected in humans?
Landsat gives us a view of one of the worst wildfires in Chile's history.
See a decade of California drought ease in this EarthView from Landsat.