Using Landsat satellite data to support pesticide exposure assessment in California

  title={Using Landsat satellite data to support pesticide exposure assessment in California},
  author={Susan K. Maxwell and Matthew S. Airola and John R. Nuckols},
  booktitle={International journal of health geographics},
BACKGROUND The recent U.S. Geological Survey policy offering Landsat satellite data at no cost provides researchers new opportunities to explore relationships between environment and health. The purpose of this study was to examine the potential for using Landsat satellite data to support pesticide exposure assessment in California. METHODS AND RESULTS We collected a dense time series of 24 Landsat 5 and 7 images spanning the year 2000 for an agricultural region in Fresno County. We… CONTINUE READING

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