Our scientists gather information through periodic or continuous measurement in the field to provide a view of current conditions. In some instances, observations may not be subject to rigorous review before release; this will be noted in the documentation accompanying the data.
The USGS operates the Landsat satellites and provides the Nation's portal to the largest archive of remotely sensed land data in the world, supplying access to current and historical images. These images serve many purposes from assessing the impact of natural disasters to monitoring global agricultural production.
Landslide alerts are issued through the Landslide Hazards Program. You can also report a landslide or see reported landslides at Did You See It? Get the latest landslide monitoring information and alerts.
View the U.S. map of a below normal 7-day average streamflow compared to historical streamflow for the day of the year. You are able to narrow your view by State and by water resource region.