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January 19, 2018 - Landsat Operations Update

In the event that U.S. Federal agencies are confronted with a lapse in appropriations on January 19, 2018, the Landsat 7 and 8 satellites will continue mission essential operations. (Read More)


January 3, 2018 - Updated Landsat Spectral Characteristics Viewer

Check out the new and improved Landsat Spectral Characteristics Viewer to determine which satellite bands are best suited for your research application. The new viewer is compatible with all web browsers and on mobile devices, too!

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Landsat represents the world's longest continuously acquired collection of space-based moderate-resolution land remote sensing data. Four decades of imagery provides a unique resource for those who work in agriculture, geology, forestry, regional planning, education, mapping, and global change research. Landsat images are also invaluable for emergency response and disaster relief.


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The Landsat Update is an informal communication tool, prepared periodically and distributed electronically to USGS Landsat partners, to provide information about Landsat activities and related topics of interest.

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