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Call for Papers: Landsat 8 researcher asked to contribute to special Issue of Remote Sensing of Environment

Papers will be solicited from any remote sensing researcher(s) with relevant Landsat 8 results.

NASA has issued a call to

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Tue, 30/12/2014 - 08:23

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Sweden: Unusually intense wildfires captured by satellite

This natural-color image of the fire in Sweden was captured by Landsat 8

Sweden is not a country typically known for its summer wildfires. Fires occur regularly, but not in the intesity of this year's blaze that has been affecting the region of Västmanland since 31 July 2014.

The fire grew to the largest one in 40 years. It has affected more than 150 square kilometers, killed one person and forced thousands to evacuate.

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Landsat 8: Increased acquisition rates with up to 700 scenes per day

Granite outcrops in Yosemite National Park captured by Landsat 8 on April 2014

The United States Earth Observation satellite Landsat 8 has recently seen a high increase in acquisition rates. On average, 700 scenes per day have been acquired (compared to 550 images per day before June 2014). 

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Regional Consultation Workshop on MODIS Products and Services for Regional Environmental Applications and Automated Forest Cover Monitoring for Hot Spots using LANDSAT data

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The knowledge on natural resources accounting to support subsistence livelihoods and environmental conservation is a critical and perennial need in theHindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region.

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Sinabung Volcano: Detecting pyroclastic flow from space

The eruptions of Mount Sinabung are less violent now, but they are not over.

In January 2014, Mount Sinabung on Indonesia's Sumatra island has exploded intensively and repeatedly, forcing thousands of residents to vacate their houses. While eruptions have weakened and are less violent now, the volcanic activity of Mount Sinabung is ongoing.

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Wed, 12/03/2014 - 14:48

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Satellites could help locate missing Malaysian flight

satellite image of South China sea

The Beijing-bound Malaysian Airlines flight MH730 disappeared on 8 March 2014 over the South China sea.

GeoSage, a company specialized in developing image fusion and spectral transformation analysis, is suggesting to use Landsat-8 satellite imagery to analyze the surrounding ocean area, where the plane lost contact. 

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Mon, 10/03/2014 - 16:03

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Peru: First National Forest Monitoring Maps released

Deforestation in Peru detected by Landsat 8 in August 2013.

Peru hosts about 75 percent of the western Amazon jungle. Deforestation is therefore a critical topic for the country. Now, a major milestone in conserving and managing the western Amazon has been reached by mapping more than 95 percent of Peruvian forests using archived satellite imagery.

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Wed, 05/03/2014 - 08:17

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Landsat-8: First Year in Space

Lansat-8 image

A year ago NASA’s Landsat-8 satellite was launched into orbit. During this year scientists have been analyzing the data delivered by the satellite. They have calibrated the information against ground observations and information gathered from other Landsat missions.

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Tue, 11/02/2014 - 13:31

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NASA: Measuring Sea Surface Temperatures with Satellites

Surface temperatures of the Gulf Stream

With data from sensors such as the Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS) on NASA's Landsat 8 satellite, experts can calculate sea surface temperatures without having to measure water temperatures on site.

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Fri, 27/12/2013 - 08:18

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Remote Sensing helps locate the Coldest Spot on Earth

Remote Sensing image showsing the coldest place on Earth

NASA's Landsat 8

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