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Upcoming Maintenance to Interrupt Landsat Data Processing and Distribution

Maintenance planned for Saturday, July 16, 2022, will cause an extended interruption of Landsat data processing and data distribution portals.  To...

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Fifty Years of Landsat: Sharing Earth information for the benefit of all

In 2022, the Landsat series of satellites, a program conducted jointly by the U.S. Geological Survey and NASA, celebrates a half century of worldwide...

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Newly Updated EarthNow! Landsat Image Viewer Includes Landsat 9

The EarthNow! Landsat Image Viewer displays near-real time imagery created from data acquired by Landsat satellites as they cross over the Earth...

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Ancient methods of preventing desertification and recovering from drought

Around the world, land degradation causes significant loss of biodiversity, impacts food security and water purification. Unsustainable land-use...

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New GloVis Release Features Include Landsat Collection 2

The USGS Global Visualization Viewer (GloVis) has been updated to add Landsat Collection 2 and includes Landsat 9 scenes.

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Receive the Latest in Landsat Directly to Your Inbox

USGS Landsat is moving to a new newsletter delivery system.

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Fifty Years of Landsat: Pioneer in Promoting Food Security from Space

Celebrating 50 years of continuous Earth observation, the joint U.S. Geological Survey/NASA Landsat program of Earth observation satellites has...

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Remote Sensing Community Says Goodbye to Longtime USGS EROS Chief Scientist Thomas Loveland

The scientific community lost a visionary on May 13, 2022. Thomas Loveland was the longtime Chief Scientist at the USGS Earth Resources Observation...

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Landsat Ground Station Operators Working Group 50th Meeting Held in Pretoria, South Africa

The USGS Landsat International Cooperator Network, in coordination with the South African National Space Agency (SANSA), held the first in person...

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 Six Ways the USGS Celebrates Earth Day Everyday

What better way to mark Earth Day than with a listicle all about USGS science for our changing world?

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Landsat 7 Lowered from Standard Landsat Orbit

For the first time since May 1999, the Landsat 7 satellite has left the Worldwide Reference System-2 (WRS-2) orbit. Following two maneuvers, the...

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From the Seafloor to Outer Space, USGS is on the Case

It’s a pale blue dot. It’s also a landscape of jagged peaks and valleys beneath fluffy white clouds. It's a vast field of wispy green grasses and a...

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