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Pixel by Pixel: How the USGS, U.S. Forest Service Checked the Work of a Computerized Landsat Mapping Project

About a year ago, scientist Bruce Pengra sat at his desk with a conundrum.

As part of the team working on the reference dataset for the USGS Land...

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USGS Land Change Monitoring, Assessment, and Projection releases ‘unprecedented’ reference dataset for United States

The USGS Land Change Monitoring, Assessment and Projection (LCMAP) team has released its reference dataset for the Conterminous U.S. (CONUS), an 25...

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Mendenhall Program Served as Springboard into Remote Sensing Career for Tollerud

Dr. Heather Tollerud came to the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center with an eye to drought and its ripple effects across time...

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LCMAP Promises New Insight on Land Surface Change

Landsat satellite imagery has been a boon to the study of the Earth’s surface for nearly five decades, but researchers at the USGS Earth Resources...

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LCMAP Projects Possibilities for Future Land Cover Change

One of the key elements of the U.S. Geological Survey’s (USGS) bold new Land Change Monitoring, Assessment, and Projection (LCMAP) initiative is its...

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LCMAP to Lead Workshop at Pecora 21

The USGS Land Change Monitoring, Assessment, and Projection (LCMAP) team will lead a workshop at the joint meeting of the 21st William T. Pecora...

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LCMAP Captures ‘Stories of Change’ with New Datasets

If a new homeowner wants to know the history of their abode, there are places to turn.

County offices list ownership details and building permits...

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LCMAP Releases Project Website

The USGS Land Change Monitoring, Assessment, and Projection (LCMAP) initiative now has an online home. The stand-alone LCMAP website is located at www...

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EROS Workshop Offers First Look at Land Change Monitoring, Assessment, and Projection Products

The mapping and classification of land use and land cover has long been a primary duty for the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), and remotely-sensed data...

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USGS Releases Landsat Analysis Ready Data

Application scientists who download and prepare large amounts of Landsat scene-based data for time-series investigative analysis now will have that...

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