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Screenshot of a mapping application showing satellite imagery with areas that have hurricane damage outlined in orange.

Using Geospatial Technologies to Map Hurricane Response

Mark Altaweel

Using satellite data and artificial intelligence, researchers have developed a way to rapidly map hurricane destruction.

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

Rebecca Maxwell

In the field of paleontology, finding fossils is often a substantial undertaking. Researchers usually have to assemble crews of up ...

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

Caitlin Dempsey

The USGS recently published a report looking at case studies of Landsat Imagery use in water resource management within public ...