Landsat Senses a Disturbance in the Forest – NASA

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Robert Kennedy, College of Arts & Sciences
Curtis Woodcock, College of Arts & Sciences

A new way of studying and visualizing Earth science data from a NASA and U.S. Geological Survey satellite program is resulting in, for the first time, the ability to tease out the small events that can cause big changes in an ecosystem…

Expert quotes:

Kennedy:  “It was, as it turns out, bugs.”

Woodcock: “We’re getting better data use out of what people think of as crummier images.”

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