Current status of Landsat program, science, and applications

@article{Wulder2019CurrentSO,
  title={Current status of Landsat program, science, and applications},
  author={Michael A. Wulder and Thomas R. Loveland and David P. Roy and Christopher J. Crawford and Jeffrey G. Masek and Curtis E. Woodcock and Richard G. Allen and Martha C. Anderson and Alan S. Belward and Warren B. Cohen and John L. Dwyer and Angela Erb and Feng Gao and Patrick Griffiths and Dennis L. Helder and Txomin Hermosilla and James. D. Hipple and Patrick Hostert and M. Joseph Hughes and Justin L. Huntington and David M. Johnson and Robert E. Kennedy and Ayse Kilic and Zhan Li and Leo Lymburner and Joel T. McCorkel and Nima Pahlevan and Theodore A. Scambos and Crystal Schaaf and John R. Schott and Yongwei Sheng and James C. Storey and Eric F. Vermote and James E. Vogelmann and Joanne C. White and Randolph H. Wynne and Zhe Zhu},
  journal={Remote Sensing of Environment},
  year={2019}
}
Abstract Formal planning and development of what became the first Landsat satellite commenced over 50 years ago in 1967. Now, having collected earth observation data for well over four decades since the 1972 launch of Landsat-1, the Landsat program is increasingly complex and vibrant. Critical programmatic elements are ensuring the continuity of high quality measurements for scientific and operational investigations, including ground systems, acquisition planning, data archiving and management… 

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