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Careers at the U.S. Geological Survey

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) EROS Center is government-owned/directed and contractor-operated. The work of EROS is carried out through mission-support contracts with industry.

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Careers at the U.S. Geological Survey

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) EROS Center is government-owned/directed and contractor-operated. The work of EROS is carried out through mission-support contracts with industry.

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The Don Lee Kulow Memorial Library

The Don Lee Kulow Memorial Library (EROS Library) provides support for staff at EROS. Expansive information on remote sensing, environmental sciences, systems engineering, and other topics is available.

 

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The Don Lee Kulow Memorial Library

The Don Lee Kulow Memorial Library (EROS Library) provides support for staff at EROS. Expansive information on remote sensing, environmental sciences, systems engineering, and other topics is available.

 

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Fifty Years of Exploration and Innovation: How Landsat Launched the Remote Sensing Era

An experimental satellite called Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) launched into orbit in 1972 carrying the hopes of geologists, cartographers, agronomists, and governments around the world.

This single satellite, the first explicitly designed to observe the Earth’s surface, also launched a global science and technology revolution of remote sensing that continues today.

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Fifty Years of Exploration and Innovation: How Landsat Launched the Remote Sensing Era

An experimental satellite called Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) launched into orbit in 1972 carrying the hopes of geologists, cartographers, agronomists, and governments around the world.

This single satellite, the first explicitly designed to observe the Earth’s surface, also launched a global science and technology revolution of remote sensing that continues today.

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