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Webinar title slide showing portrait of female presenter Bulk Download Web Application (BDWA) - Webinar, April 2023
Bulk Download Web Application (BDWA) - Webinar, April 2023
Bulk Download Web Application (BDWA) - Webinar, April 2023

The USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center maintains the largest civilian collection of images of the Earth’s land surface. At EROS we study land change and produce land change data products used by researchers, resource managers, and policy makers across the nation and around the world.

The USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center maintains the largest civilian collection of images of the Earth’s land surface. At EROS we study land change and produce land change data products used by researchers, resource managers, and policy makers across the nation and around the world.

Looking northwest from the south end of the Norris Back Basin. The ... Monthly update of activity at Yellowstone Volcano, May 1, 2023
Monthly update of activity at Yellowstone Volcano, May 1, 2023
Monthly update of activity at Yellowstone Volcano, May 1, 2023

May is traditionally the start of the field season and plans are underway to strengthen monitoring networks, collect data, and conduct research to better understand volcanic activity in the Yellowstone region. Mike Poland, scientist-in-charge of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory, outlines upcoming projects in this YVO monthly video update for May 1, 2023.

May is traditionally the start of the field season and plans are underway to strengthen monitoring networks, collect data, and conduct research to better understand volcanic activity in the Yellowstone region. Mike Poland, scientist-in-charge of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory, outlines upcoming projects in this YVO monthly video update for May 1, 2023.

Rio Grande Webcam Below Elephant Butte Dam, NM
Rio Grande River Below Elephant Butte Dam, NM
Rio Grande River Below Elephant Butte Dam, NM
Rio Grande River Below Elephant Butte Dam, NM

This is a webcam image of the Rio Grande near Elephant Butte Dam, NM - site #08361000

This is a webcam image of the Rio Grande near Elephant Butte Dam, NM - site #08361000

Webcam image view of volcano flank
[HLcam] Live Image of Mauna Loa's northwest flank from Hualālai volcano
[HLcam] Live Image of Mauna Loa's northwest flank from Hualālai volcano
[HLcam] Live Image of Mauna Loa's northwest flank from Hualālai volcano

Live view of the northwest flank of Mauna Loa; the view is from the southeast flank of Hualālai [HLcam]. This camera is a pan-tilt-zoom model and the view may change depending on activity.

Live view of the northwest flank of Mauna Loa; the view is from the southeast flank of Hualālai [HLcam]. This camera is a pan-tilt-zoom model and the view may change depending on activity.

Earth Explorer. Bulk Download Web Application. Using the EarthExplorer Bulk Download Web Application (BDWA)
Using the EarthExplorer Bulk Download Web Application (BDWA)
Using the EarthExplorer Bulk Download Web Application (BDWA)

This video covers the Bulk Download Web Application or BDWA, which allows you to download large quantities of satellite imagery and geospatial data. The BDWA is web based and compatible with Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge. No additional downloads are required to use the BDWA.

This video covers the Bulk Download Web Application or BDWA, which allows you to download large quantities of satellite imagery and geospatial data. The BDWA is web based and compatible with Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge. No additional downloads are required to use the BDWA.

Misty mountains overlaid with a picture of a smiling white man with short dark hair sitting in front of a computer. Climate Science Champions Season 3: Adam Terando, Research Scientist
Climate Science Champions Season 3: Adam Terando, Research Scientist
Climate Science Champions Season 3: Adam Terando, Research Scientist

Research Ecologist Adam Terando helps people understand how climate change may affect their communities and ecosystems by using mathematical models to “downscale” large global climate models. 

Research Ecologist Adam Terando helps people understand how climate change may affect their communities and ecosystems by using mathematical models to “downscale” large global climate models. 

Misty mountains, overlaid with a photo of a brown-skinned woman with long, light brown hair wearing glasses. Climate Science Champions Season 3: Aparna Bamzai-Dodson, Deputy Center Director
Climate Science Champions Season 3: Aparna Bamzai-Dodson, Deputy Center Director
Climate Science Champions Season 3: Aparna Bamzai-Dodson, Deputy Center Director

Aparna Bamzai-Dodson uses social science to tease apart how individuals’ values affect how decisions are made, particularly when it comes to planning for and adapting to a changing climate. 

Aparna Bamzai-Dodson uses social science to tease apart how individuals’ values affect how decisions are made, particularly when it comes to planning for and adapting to a changing climate. 

Misty mountains, overlaid with a headshot of a white man with brown hair Climate Science Champions Season 3: Brian Miller, Research Ecologist
Climate Science Champions Season 3: Brian Miller, Research Ecologist
Climate Science Champions Season 3: Brian Miller, Research Ecologist

Research Ecologist Brian Miller uses a process called “climate change scenario planning” to help managers think about the many ways climate change could impact the resources under their care, allowing them to create robust strategies ready for anything the future may bring.

Research Ecologist Brian Miller uses a process called “climate change scenario planning” to help managers think about the many ways climate change could impact the resources under their care, allowing them to create robust strategies ready for anything the future may bring.

Misty Mountains, overlaid with a photo of a smiling white woman wearing waders and holding a fish. Climate Science Champions Season 3: Holly Embke, Research Fish Biologist
Climate Science Champions Season 3: Holly Embke, Research Fish Biologist
Climate Science Champions Season 3: Holly Embke, Research Fish Biologist

Research Fish Biologist Holly Embke investigates how climate change is impacting inland fish populations used by recreational anglers and for Tribal subsistence activities.  

Research Fish Biologist Holly Embke investigates how climate change is impacting inland fish populations used by recreational anglers and for Tribal subsistence activities.  

Misty mountains, overlaid with a selfie of a white, bearded man wearing sunglasses standing in front of a glacier. Climate Science Champions Season 3: Jeremy Littell, Research Ecologist
Climate Science Champions Season 3: Jeremy Littell, Research Ecologist
Climate Science Champions Season 3: Jeremy Littell, Research Ecologist

Research Ecologist Jeremy Littell explores how Alaska’s melting glaciers affect the region’s famously productive salmon fisheries. 

Research Ecologist Jeremy Littell explores how Alaska’s melting glaciers affect the region’s famously productive salmon fisheries. 

Background shows coral reefs beneath waves. Overlaid photo shows smiling white woman with short hair. Climate Science Champions Season 3: Jessica Lacy, Research Oceanographer
Climate Science Champions Season 3: Jessica Lacy, Research Oceanographer
Climate Science Champions Season 3: Jessica Lacy, Research Oceanographer

Research Oceanographer Jessica Lacy investigates the influence of tides, waves, and water levels on wave-exposed tidal salt marshes, helping to understand how these important ecosystems will respond to sea level rise. 

Research Oceanographer Jessica Lacy investigates the influence of tides, waves, and water levels on wave-exposed tidal salt marshes, helping to understand how these important ecosystems will respond to sea level rise. 

Misty mountains, overlaid with a headshot of a white woman with curly brown hair. Climate Science Champions Season 3: Lindsey Thurman, Partnerships Ecologist
Climate Science Champions Season 3: Lindsey Thurman, Partnerships Ecologist
Climate Science Champions Season 3: Lindsey Thurman, Partnerships Ecologist

Partnerships Ecologist Lindsey Thurman explores how climate change impacts amphibians in the Northwest, looking to understand the traits that allow species to survive and thrive in a changing world.  

Partnerships Ecologist Lindsey Thurman explores how climate change impacts amphibians in the Northwest, looking to understand the traits that allow species to survive and thrive in a changing world.  

Misty mountains, overlaid with a photo of a smiling white woman with chin-length blond hair wearing glasses. Climate Science Champions Season 3: Mari-Vaughn Johnson, Center Director
Climate Science Champions Season 3: Mari-Vaughn Johnson, Center Director
Climate Science Champions Season 3: Mari-Vaughn Johnson, Center Director

As the leader of the Pacific Islands Climate Adaptation Science Center, Mari-Vaughn Johnson brings USGS science to communities in the Pacific Islands, her ohana, to help address the unique climate challenges in their region. 

As the leader of the Pacific Islands Climate Adaptation Science Center, Mari-Vaughn Johnson brings USGS science to communities in the Pacific Islands, her ohana, to help address the unique climate challenges in their region. 

Misty mountains, overlaid with a headshot of a smiling white man with brown hair. Climate Science Champions Season 3: Owen McKenna, Research Ecologist
Climate Science Champions Season 3: Owen McKenna, Research Ecologist
Climate Science Champions Season 3: Owen McKenna, Research Ecologist

Research Ecologist Owen McKenna investigates how climate and land use change are impacting the Prairie-Pothole region, a critical habitat for ducks and other migratory waterfowl.  

Research Ecologist Owen McKenna investigates how climate and land use change are impacting the Prairie-Pothole region, a critical habitat for ducks and other migratory waterfowl.  

Background of coral reefs beneath waves. Overlaid photo of a smiling Asian woman with long black hair wearing a USGS lifevest Climate Science Champions Season 3: Renee Takesue, Research Geochemist
Climate Science Champions Season 3: Renee Takesue, Research Geochemist
Climate Science Champions Season 3: Renee Takesue, Research Geochemist

Research Geochemist Renee Takesue combines geology and chemistry to shed light on how chemical components from natural and human-made sources make their way into coastal environments. 

Research Geochemist Renee Takesue combines geology and chemistry to shed light on how chemical components from natural and human-made sources make their way into coastal environments. 

Cover image for Climate Science Champions series Climate Science Champions: Introduction
Climate Science Champions: Introduction
Climate Science Champions: Introduction

From volcanologists to oceanographers, biologists to paleontologists, the U.S. Geological Survey employs thousands of scientists across the Earth sciences. Each has a unique role in supporting the bureau’s mission of providing “science that matters” to the American people.

From volcanologists to oceanographers, biologists to paleontologists, the U.S. Geological Survey employs thousands of scientists across the Earth sciences. Each has a unique role in supporting the bureau’s mission of providing “science that matters” to the American people.

screenshot of the beginning of the iow brunt ice shelf video Image of the Week: A New Iceberg at Brunt
Image of the Week: A New Iceberg at Brunt
Image of the Week: A New Iceberg at Brunt

An iceberg the size of Houston broke from the Brunt Ice Shelf Antarctica on January 22nd, 2023. Landsat images show the area one day before the break and several days after. A feature named Chasm One had been lengthening for years, and it finally reached all the way across the shelf.

An iceberg the size of Houston broke from the Brunt Ice Shelf Antarctica on January 22nd, 2023. Landsat images show the area one day before the break and several days after. A feature named Chasm One had been lengthening for years, and it finally reached all the way across the shelf.

Two men sitting and posing in an office setting
EoE Episode 93 EROS 50th: Film Scanning logo thumbnail
EoE Episode 93 EROS 50th: Film Scanning logo thumbnail
Eyes on Earth Episode 93 – EROS 50th: Film Scanning
Eyes on Earth Episode 93 – EROS 50th: Film Scanning
Two men sitting and posing in an office setting
EoE Episode 93 EROS 50th: Film Scanning logo thumbnail
EoE Episode 93 EROS 50th: Film Scanning logo thumbnail
Eyes on Earth Episode 93 – EROS 50th: Film Scanning

Working with film has always been part of EROS’ 50-year history. How did EROS end up with an extensive film archive, and how are we making that data available to users? In this episode of Eyes on Earth, we talk about the custom scanners built in-house from discarded parts to digitally capture historical aerial photos and declassified spy satellite images.

Working with film has always been part of EROS’ 50-year history. How did EROS end up with an extensive film archive, and how are we making that data available to users? In this episode of Eyes on Earth, we talk about the custom scanners built in-house from discarded parts to digitally capture historical aerial photos and declassified spy satellite images.

Photo of marmot standing on its hind legs, in Yellowstone National Park Monthly update of activity at Yellowstone Volcano, April 1, 2023
Monthly update of activity at Yellowstone Volcano, April 1, 2023
Monthly update of activity at Yellowstone Volcano, April 1, 2023

Do animals prank humans? It sometimes feels that way, says Yellowstone Volcano Observatory’s scientist-in-charge Mike Poland. Mike shows some of the ways animals have “interacted” with monitoring equipment in this April 1, 2023 monthly update of activity at Yellowstone Volcano.

Do animals prank humans? It sometimes feels that way, says Yellowstone Volcano Observatory’s scientist-in-charge Mike Poland. Mike shows some of the ways animals have “interacted” with monitoring equipment in this April 1, 2023 monthly update of activity at Yellowstone Volcano.

Large polar bear USGS Alaska Science Center Polar Bear Research Program
USGS Alaska Science Center Polar Bear Research Program
USGS Alaska Science Center Polar Bear Research Program

The USGS Alaska Science Center leads long–term research on polar bears to inform local, state, national and international policy makers regarding conservation of the species and its habitat.

The USGS Alaska Science Center leads long–term research on polar bears to inform local, state, national and international policy makers regarding conservation of the species and its habitat.