August 23, 2016 - Landsat Collection 1 Release Date Change
The recently published Landsat Update announced that Landsat 4-5 and Landsat 7 Collection 1 data will become available by the end of August; however, to properly address issues discovered during the operational verification period, we now plan on making Collection 1 data available by the end of September. Please visit the Landsat Collections web page for information about the Collections effort.
July 18, 2016 – Webpage, factsheets highlight 50 years of “Project EROS”
In 1966, Secretary of the Interior Stewart Udall announced his vision to create “a program aimed at gathering facts about the natural resources of the earth from earth-orbiting satellites.” The announcement created “Project EROS”.
Leading up to the golden jubilee on September 21, 2016, USGS EROS webpage contains not only historical artifacts about this important milestone, but also links to a number of new factsheets being created to demonstrate the benefits of Landsat. (Read More)