May 28, 2015 – Landsat 8 Surface Reflectance Processing Resumes
Surface Reflectance processing has resumed for Landsat 8 scenes acquired after December 18, 2014. The higher level processing was suspended during the thermal sensor (TIRS) side-b electronics swap. See http://landsat.usgs.gov/CDR_ECV.php for more details.
May 27, 2015 - Upcoming Changes to LandsatLook Geographic Bundle Product Format
On June 3, 2015, the format of the files contained in the LandsatLook Geographic Bundle product will be changing from the current .jpg images, to geoereferenced GeoTIFF files. Details about the Geographic Bundle and other LandsatLook product options can be found at: http://landsat.usgs.gov/LandsatLookImages.php
May 1, 2015 - 2015 William T. Pecora Award Announcement
Nominations for the William T. Pecora Award, presented annually to individuals or groups that have made outstanding contributions toward understanding the Earth by means of remote sensing, must be received by June 15, 2015. (Read More)
April 27, 2015 - NASA, USGS Begin Work on Landsat 9
NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) have started work on Landsat 9, planned to launch in 2023, which will provide mission-critical continuity in the Earth-observing program’s record of land images. (Read More)