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Landsat plays a key role in reducing hunger on earth

August 24, 2016

The United Nations’ Department of Economic and Social Affairs predicts 9.7 billion people will sit down every day to the global dinner table by 2050. If this prediction is correct, the world is going to need more crops, more livestock, and more efficient and sustainable agricultural practices.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2016
Title Landsat plays a key role in reducing hunger on earth
DOI 10.3133/fs20163059
Authors
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Fact Sheet
Series Number 2016-3059
Index ID fs20163059
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center