earth observation

This Tools Helps You Figure Out Which Satellite Bands to Use for Remote Sensing

Caitlin Dempsey

The USGS developed the Spectral Characteristics Viewer to let users view how different Earth observation satellite instruments can be used for their remote sensing needs.  

A visualized view of the Earth looking at the Arctic in 2023.

Using Satellites to Map Arctic Amplification

Caitlin Dempsey

Scientists are using remotely sensed data from Earth observation satellites to map and study Arctic amplification.

Logo showing small satellites representing earth observation data for the joint NASA and ESA collaboration called MAAP.

Open-Source Science in the Cloud Collaboration

Mark Altaweel

NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) released a new open source and science tool called the Multi-Mission Algorithm and Analysis Platform (MAAP).

Cube sats. Image: NASA.

Recent Developments in Remote Sensing and Earth Observation

Mark Altaweel

Remote sensing and earth observation capabilities at satellite, aerial, UAV, and ground levels have radically improved in the last decade.

Accessing Real-time Satellite Imagery and Data

Mark Altaweel

NASA's LANCE and EarthNow, a space imaging business, are paving the path to real-time and near real-time satellite data.