Founded in 1862, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on sound publ
A new high-resolution global map has been created as an interactive online tool that shows forest los
The Center for Spatial Information Science and Systems (CSISS) is an interdisciplinary research center chartered by the provost and affiliated with the College of Science at George Mason University
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will jointly build and launch an all-weather satellite to support disaster a
The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA’s Aqua satellite acquired this image on 22 August 2013, of the fast-moving fire that started on 17 August in central California
The Jason-1 ocean altimetry satellite has been retired after achieving scientific, technical and international success in its life time.
On 19 April 2013, the US government's National Science and Technology Council released a National Strategy for Civil Earth Observations—a framework for increasing the efficiency and effective
NASA and NOAA are working on a new satellite system which will be launched in late 2015 for the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R Series (GOES-R).
In January 2013, a new Earth-observing instrument was installed on the International Space Station (ISS): ISERV Pathfinder.
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