Greetings from Camp Landsat!
P ostcards From Camp: Cities & Suburbs Are you exploring any cities this summer? Rain or shine, urban planners use Landsat to take stock of city growth and its environmental impact. The front of this postcard features a natural-color Landsat 8 image of Ocean Flower Island in Hainan, China acquired May 6, 2020.
This week’s camp theme is Cities and Suburbs and focuses on the growth of cities and urban areas as seen over time through Landsat images. Urban growth has impacts on the surrounding environment.
to learn more and experience Visit Camp Landsat , a time-laspse video of urban growth in Qatar , and learn about a storymap about urbanization of vacation towns . This week’s camp crafts include urban heat islands in Minnesota and creating a Color by Number Image Classification Thank you to our friends at NASA for making this fun summer camp possible! bird house with a “green roof.”
Each week NASA’s Landsat Science team will explore a unique aspect of Landsat earth science (see themes below). Weekly features include Landsat related crafts and games, revisiting each sequential Landsat mission as well a weekly postcard from camp.
Stop by each week of camp to explore a new theme.