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Landsat helps bolster food security

Fact Sheet 2016-3060

Prepared in cooperation with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20163060

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Abstract

One of the cruelest, most complex narratives in the world today (2016) is written in the hunger of sub-Saharan Africa. When famine is the only yield from the scorched Earth, survival often depends on a heart-rending calculation—how far is the distant feeding center; how close is the nearest well.

Suggested Citation

U.S. Geological Survey, 2016, Landsat helps bolster food security: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2016–3060, 2 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/fs20163060.

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

ISSN: 2327-6916 (print)

Additional publication details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Landsat helps bolster food security
Series title:
Fact Sheet
Series number:
2016-3060
DOI:
10.3133/fs20163060
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