Cottonwood Fire, 2016
October 16, 2018, marks the two-year anniversary of the Cottonwood Fire in western South Dakota.
A World of Hops
Around six million people visit the Bavarian city of Munich each year for Oktoberfest, a celebration of suds that coincides with the hops harvest.
The Slow Path of Florence Flooding
Hurricane Florence hit the Carolina coast on September 14, 2018, but it took much longer for the full impact to emerge.
Landsat Mosaic of the Galapagos
The Galapagos Islands, isolated in the eastern Pacific Ocean, lie about 1,000 km off the coast of Ecuador.
Beetle Damage in the Black Hills
Ponderosa pine forests in the Black Hills of South Dakota are the focus of this week’s USGS Image of the Week.
Lake Thompson, South Dakota
Many lakes in South Dakota's Prairie Pothole Region are expanding.
Burning Man's Temporary City
Every year, tens of thousands of people descend upon an unforgiving windswept playa in northwestern Nevada to build a city.
One Year Ago: Total Eclipse Darkens Nebraska Sandhills
A total solar eclipse darkened the skies over the United States on Aug. 21, 2017.
Mendocino Complex Fire Scorches Northern California
Landsat 8 captured satellite views of California's largest wildfire on record in the summer of 2018. The Mendocino Complex fire in northern California is a combination of two fires: the Ranch Fire and the River Fire.
8 Million Landsat Scenes
The Landsat archive has added its 8 millionth scene.