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LCMAP Releases Hawaii Collection 1

The USGS Land Change Monitoring, Assessment, and Projection (LCMAP) initiative has released its first set of land cover and land surface change...

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LCMAP Adds Data for 2020 with Release of Collection 1.2

The USGS Land Change Monitoring, Assessment, and Projection (LCMAP) initiative has released the second update to its Conterminous United States (CONUS...

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A Legacy Continues with Landsat 9 Launch

Landsat 9 is a partnership between NASA and USGS. The satellite will continue the Landsat program’s mission to capture repeat snapshots of Earth to...

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Study of California Blue Oak Decline During Drought Draws Interest

A study published June 29, 2021 in the journal Frontiers in Climate, titled “Hotter Drought Escalates Tree Cover Declines in Blue Oak Woodlands of...

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LCMAP Releases Adds Data for 2018, 2019 with Release of Collection 1.1

The USGS Land Change Monitoring, Assessment, and Projection (LCMAP) initiative has released the first update to its Conterminous United States (CONUS)...

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USGS Landsat Satellites Enable Google to Portray Global Change

USGS Landsat satellite data and imagery are the key foundation for the newly released Google Earth 3D Timelapse tool. The upgraded Timelapse presents...

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LCMAP Collection 1 Science Products Available for Download as Conterminous U.S. Mosaics

USGS Land Change Monitoring, Assessment and Projection (LCMAP) Collection 1 Science Products are now available as CONUS mosaics.

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LCMAP Team to Present at AGU 2020

Members of the Land Change Monitoring, Assessment and Projection (LCMAP) team at the USGS EROS Center will present on multiple topics during the 2020...

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EROS Offers Two Postdoctoral Land Change Fellowships for 2021

The USGS Land Change Monitoring, Assessment, and Projection (LCMAP) initiative is offering two Mendenhall Fellowships to improve its land change...

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Tracking Change Across Time and Space with LCMAP

The U.S. Geological Survey took a bold step toward documenting change across the landscape with the launch of the first Landsat satellite in 1972...

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From Concept to Reality, USGS Land Change, Monitoring, Assessment and Projection Pushes Boundaries in Service of Science

More than a decade ago, Tom Loveland sat down to sketch out a few thoughts on land change and the Landsat archive.

The archive was and remains rich...

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Continuous Monitoring of Land Surface Change Over 30 Years Using the Landsat Record

The USGS Land Change Monitoring, Assessment, and Projection project has released a new suite of land-cover change products for the conterminous U.S.

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