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Media Advisory: Satellite Images from USGS: What’s New
Released: 1/20/2010 2:39:02 PM

Contact Information:
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey
Office of Communication
119 National Center
Reston, VA 20192
Leslie Gordon 1-click interview
Phone: 650-793-1534

Landsat satellite images from the U.S. Geological Survey are being used to assess damage from the recent earthquake in Haiti, and help speed relief efforts to where it is most needed. Learn about the current status of Landsat satellites 5 and 7, and plans for the next Landsat satellite. Hear news from the USGS and NASA Landsat Science Team, and how USGS is greatly expanding access to aerial photography and satellite data through no-cost down loads on the Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center Web site.


Who: Ron Beck, U.S. Geological Survey EROS Center, Sioux Falls, SD

What: Seminar on latest status, use and future of Landsat satellites

Where: U.S. Geological Survey
Building 3, 2nd-floor Auditorium
345 Middlefield Road
Menlo Park, California

When: 9:30AM, Friday, January 22, 2010 —Media availability for questions and interviews

10:30 a.m., Friday, January 22, 2010 — Seminar

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