Long Term Satellite Data Records in Use

Various government departments, universities, private industry, as well as a number of international organizations, rely on the LTSDRs and the methods underpinning them to monitor various environmental indicators and to characterize changes in Canada’s landmass.

Canadian government users who have made effective use of the LTSDRs include:

  • Statistics Canada
  • Agriculture and Agri-food Canada
  • Environment Canada
  • Canadian Meteorological Centre
  • Parks Canada

There is also active involvement and use by many Canadian Universities and industrial stakeholders.

The following illustrate the use and value of the LTSDR dataset: