This webinar provides an introduction to Landsat, MODIS and VIIRS products related to land management. It covers introductory technical information about satellite remote sensing, an overview of web tools for accessing land cover data, basic information on soil moisture and evapotranspiration, change detection, and some basic methods for incorporating data into GIS.
Attendees will be able to access and visualize NASA data from Landsat, MODIS and VIIRS.
No previous remote sensing experience is required.
This course is intended for land managers at the local, state and federal level, NGOs, international management agencies and private sector organizations.
There are no recordings available for this webinar. To view recordings of a full introductory land management course, see NASA Remote Sensing for Land Management.
An overview of existing Landsat and MODIS land cover products and processing methods (NDVI, Gap Analysis, Landfire, etc.), and examples of data applications, including wildfire and air quality, site suitability, and phenology.