The new Landsat image services will benefit anyone interested in visualizing and analyzing the world around them.
Environmental organizations—Immediate access to image services that provide over 30 years of land-cover information to aid in detecting change and help with regulations and enforcement
Forestry—Reports and monitors the changes in habitat for species and changes in a wide range of natural and man-made forests
Higher education—Used as a tool to teach the science of remote sensing and access to the information content available in remotely sensed imagery beyond that in the visible spectrum
K–12 education—Provides a fascinating component to social studies classes in enabling students to see how the earth has changed over their parents' lifetimes, as well as their own, and giving them a great perspective on the effect mankind has on nature
Natural resources—Source for multispectral imagery used to investigate the possible existence of minerals or geologic features that aid in prospecting for new resources
Nongovernmental organizations—Reviews the impact of change over the last
30 years on current projects, for example, deforestation and desertification in parts of Africa