landsat imagery


Spatial Analysis

Using Landsat images analyzed by a neural network, Anemone and his colleagues created a land cover map of the Great Divide Basin. Potential fossil locations are light red, and likely locations are dark red. (Map adapted from Anemone, et al., 2011.)Using Landsat images analyzed by a neural network, Anemone and his colleagues created a land cover map of the Great Divide Basin. Potential fossil locations are light red, and likely locations are dark red. (Map adapted from Anemone, et al., 2011.)

Finding Fossils with Remote Sensing

In the field of paleontology, finding fossils is often a substantial undertaking. Researchers usually have to assemble crews of up to 15 people, each one carrying their own food and shelter, and head out into remote areas where making good time means driving 10 miles an hour. On top of […]

GIS Data

USGS Report on the Uses and Benefits of Landsat Imagery in Water Resources

The USGS recently published a report looking at case studies of Landsat Imagery use in water resource management within public and private entities. The Landsat satellite imagery program has been collecting data since 1972 and is available for free to the public. Entitled, “Landsat and Water—Case Studies of the Uses […]

GIS Software

Esri Roundup: Tweet Mapping Template, Landsat Data for the World, Esri UC Agenda

Esri Roundup: Tweet Mapping Template, Landsat Data for the World, Esri UC Agenda

Esri has a new Tweet mapping template available in the ArcGIS.com map viewer template gallery that lets you map out keyword based tweets.  The template is called Azure Twitter and any publicly available map can be viewed through the template.  The widget allows you to enter any keyword and see a […]