Landsat—The Watchman that Never Sleeps

Fact Sheet 2016-3045
Prepared in cooperation with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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Abstract

In western North America, where infestations of mountain pine beetles continue to ravage thousands of acres of forest lands, Landsat satellites bear witness to the onslaught in a way that neither humans nor most other satellites can see.

Suggested Citation

U.S. Geological Survey, 2016, Landsat—The watchman that never sleeps (ver. 1.1, September 2019): U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2016–3045, 2 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20163045.

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

ISSN: 2327-6916 (print)

Additional publication details

Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Landsat—The watchman that never sleeps
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2016-3045
DOI 10.3133/fs20163045
Edition Version 1.0: July 12, 2016; Version 1.1 September 18, 2019
Year Published 2016
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Contributing office(s) Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center
Description 2 p.
Online Only (Y/N) N
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N