Welcome to the EROS Center

Earth Resources Observation and Science

Providing science and imagery to better understand our Earth.

NASA Astronaut Ricky Arnold aboard the International Space Station took this image of Hurricane Florence as it gained strength in the Atlantic Ocean.

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At the USGS EROS Center, we study land change and produce land change data products used by researchers, resource managers, and policy makers across the nation and around the world. We also  operate the Landsat satellite program with NASA, and maintain the largest civilian collection of images of the Earth's land surface in existence, including tens of millions of satellite images.