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Why is Landsat important?

Landsat has the optimal ground resolution and spectral bands to efficiently track land use and to document land change due to climate change, urbanization, drought, wildfire, biomass changes (carbon assessments), and a host of other natural and human-caused changes.  Moreover, the continuous archive reaching back to 1972 provides essential land change data and trending information not otherwise available.  Landsat is an essential capability to enable DOI to wisely manage Federal lands, and people around the world are using Landsat data for research, business, education, and other activities.


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Tags: Land Use And Land Cover, Remote Sensing, Landsat, Satellites, Education, Imagery, Monitoring, Sensors