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Landsat plays a key role in reducing hunger on earth

Fact Sheet 2016-3059

Prepared in cooperation with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20163059

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Abstract

The United Nations’ Department of Economic and Social Affairs predicts 9.7 billion people will sit down every day to the global dinner table by 2050. If this prediction is correct, the world is going to need more crops, more livestock, and more efficient agricultural practices.

Suggested Citation

U.S. Geological Survey, 2016, Landsat plays a key role in reducing hunger on Earth: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2016–3059, 2 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/fs20163059.

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

ISSN: 2327-6916 (print)

Additional publication details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Landsat plays a key role in reducing hunger on earth
Series title:
Fact Sheet
Series number:
2016-3059
DOI:
10.3133/fs20163059
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