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USGS: Over 9 million downloads for free Landsat data

Screenshot of the USGS Global Visualization Viewer

The use of Landsat data has exploded since the United States Geological Survey (USGS) began distributing the data at no cost via the internet.

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Wed, 12/09/2012 - 08:00

USGS reconsiders crowdsource mapping programme

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is examining the restoration of its popular volunteer mapping program, The National Map Corps.

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Wed, 22/08/2012 - 09:11

NASA maps location and faults of Iran earthquakes

On August 11, 2012 two strong earthquakes shook Iran.

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Tue, 14/08/2012 - 09:41

USGS rolls out new LandsatLook Viewer

On 23 July 2012 the United States Geological Survey (USGS) made available their new LandsatLook Viewer.

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Mon, 30/07/2012 - 09:49

NASA celebrates 40 years of Earth Observation

NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) will hold a news conference at 11 a.m.

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Wed, 18/07/2012 - 12:21

january-2012 updates

Issue Date: 
Fri, 03/02/2012

 

UN-SPIDER News

• The UN-SPIDER Knowledge Portal gets a new look

Landsat 5 Mission in Jeopardy

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has stopped acquiring images from the 27-year-old Landsat 5 Earth observation satellite due to a rapidly degrading electronic component.

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Mon, 21/11/2011 - 11:00
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38.9466
longitude: 
-77.3666

Landsat image maps aid fire recovery efforts

NASA satellite images regularly map active fires around the world.

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Thu, 25/08/2011 - 11:15
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32.4242
longitude: 
-110.74

June 2011

Issue Date: 
Wed, 06/07/2011

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UN-SPIDER News

Advancing regional cooperation at the PAIGH/USGS Crisis Workshop in Panama

The Pan American Institute of Geography and History (PAIGH) and the United States Geological Survey (USGS) organized a Crisis Workshop during the annual meeting of the Commissions of PAIGH.

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Fri, 01/07/2011 - 20:09
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8.99427
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-79.5188