NASA’s Commitment to Landsat

"The Landsat series of satellites is a cornerstone of our Earth observing capability. The world relies on Landsat data to detect and measure land cover/land use change, the health of ecosystems, and water availability. The President's FY2016 request recognizes Landsat's critical importance and sets out a multi-decadal plan for an Earth-observing architecture that ensures data continuity

Google Landsat Timelapse Animations

Please see the animated GIFs below for some great examples of what is possible using the Google Earth Engine platform. Google Earth Engine brings together the world's satellite imagery — trillions of scientific measurements dating back over 40 years — and makes it available online with tools for scientists, independent researchers, and nations to mine this

By |September 25th, 2014|Categories: Media Coverage, WSWC Update|Tags: , , , |

Landsat, LDCM, TIRS and WSWC!!

On February 11, 2013 NASA will launch its Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) from Vandenburg Air Force Base in California. The Western States Water Council's efforts over nearly a decade helped to ensure federal funding for a thermal infrared sensor/TIRS imager to be included in the LDCM. The Landsat earth observation series of satellite has

By |February 8th, 2013|Categories: Media Coverage, WSWC Update|Tags: , , , , |

WSWC Newsletter – January 4, 2013 – Issue #2016

If you are a newsletter subscriber, please click here for the latest newsletter from WSWC. (A password is required. Please contact Julie at jgroat (at) wswc.utah.gov to begin your subscription.) The latest newsletter discusses the winter 2013 Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook from the WGA and NOAA, possible EPA Clean Water Act rulemaking, the decommissioning of Landsat