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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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Upcoming Extended Interruption to Landsat Data Access

Starting at 8:00 PM CDT on Friday, April 15, 2022, USGS data access portals will be unavailable due to archive database upgrades. Data access portals...

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Reprocessing Landsat 9 Data Acquired from March 22-24, 2022

The USGS/NASA Landsat Flight Operations and Landsat Calibration and Validation Team have identified a number of Landsat 9 calibration intervals...

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Landsat 7 Nominal Science Mission Ending

Since Landsat 7's launch over 22 years ago on April 15, 1999, the satellite has completed more than 121,000 orbits, and the Enhanced Thematic Mapper...

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Online Compendium Allows Visualization of Earth Observing Satellites and Sensors

The Joint Agency Commercial Imagery Evaluation (JACIE) is a collaboration between six Federal agencies that are major users and producers of satellite...

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Landsat Update March 2022

Landsat Updates are prepared periodically and distributed electronically to provide information about Landsat activities and related topics of...

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Landsat 9 Data Processing Resumes

The processing of Landsat 9 data held during the recent Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS) anomaly has resumed.

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Landsat Collection 2 Level-3 Science Products Available

Landsat Collection 2 Level-3 Dynamic Surface Water Extent, Burned Area, Fractional Snow Covered Area, and Fractional Snow Covered Area Statistics...

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Landsat 9 Thermal Infrared Imaging Update

As reported earlier this week, the Landsat 9 Thermal Infrared Sensor experienced an issue with the on-board software on March 12, 2022 (DOY 071) and...

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Landsat 9 Thermal Infrared Data Acquisitions Suspended Temporarily

The Landsat 9 Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS-2) experienced an issue with the on-board software on March 12, 2022 (DOY 071).  As a result, TIRS-2...

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Landsat 9 Calibration Parameters Updated March 8, 2022

The USGS and NASA Cal/Val team is updating the Landsat 9 calibration parameters on March 8, 2022.  

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Landsat 9 User Handbook Now Available

The Landsat 9 Data User Handbook is now available for download from the Landsat Missions Web Site.

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