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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Image from space shows how Soberanes fire has burned and scarred Central CoastA satellite captured images of the burn scar left by the Soberanes fire. Lands
Image from space shows how Soberanes fire has burned and scarred Central Coast
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 9 hours ago
A satellite captured images of the burn scar left by the Soberanes fire. Landsat 8 passed over the Central Coast on July 13 before the outbreak of the fire on July 22nd, sparked by an illegal, abandoned campfire at Garrapata State Park. Seven days... Read more
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PhysOrg
Earth scientists untangle the curious landscape of China's Tarim Basin using a model simulation of ancient eventsa fold has been beveled from bottom of the image up to the water gap where the
Earth scientists untangle the curious landscape of China's Tarim Basin using a model simulation of ancient events
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
a fold has been beveled from bottom of the image up to the water gap where the river cuts through. Credit: Digiglobe Image Landsat/Google Sometimes the answers to our most persistent questions are found in the most unexpected places. Just ask... Read more
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Daily Mail
Blue lakes in Antarctica are sign glacier could collapsewere derived unsuitable towards the Poles.' The researchers used the latest Na
Blue lakes in Antarctica are sign glacier could collapse
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
were derived unsuitable towards the Poles.' The researchers used the latest Nasa and USGS satellite data, including Nasa's Landsat 8, to produce an automated map of rock outcrop across the entire Antarctic continent. Everyone knows it is a cold,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Scientists reveal how little of the Antarctic rock is ice-freewere derived unsuitable towards the Poles.' The researchers used the latest Na
Scientists reveal how little of the Antarctic rock is ice-free
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
were derived unsuitable towards the Poles.' The researchers used the latest Nasa and USGS satellite data, including Nasa's Landsat 8, to produce an automated map of rock outcrop across the entire Antarctic continent. As the accuracy and... Read more
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PhysOrg
New map reveals how little of Antarctica's rock is ice-freeAlex Burton-Johnson et al. An automated methodology for differentiating rock fr
New map reveals how little of Antarctica's rock is ice-free
PhysOrg / Posted 14 days ago
Alex Burton-Johnson et al. An automated methodology for differentiating rock from snow, clouds and sea in Antarctica from Landsat 8 imagery: a new rock outcrop map and area estimation for the entire Antarctic continent, The Cryosphere (2016). DOI:... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Startup That Watches Corn Grow, From Orbitare 250 meters to a side. Descartes has now expanded their forecast to include
The Startup That Watches Corn Grow, From Orbit
The Atlantic / Posted 16 days ago
are 250 meters to a side. Descartes has now expanded their forecast to include imagery from two more satellite programs: Landsat, an American satellite constellation that has observed the Earth for 34 years; and Sentinel, the new European program... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Satellite data show salt marsh decline in Georgiaalso linked to climate change. Researchers tracked Sapelo’s marshes over a 28-
Satellite data show salt marsh decline in Georgia
Savannah Morning News / Posted 19 days ago
also linked to climate change. Researchers tracked Sapelo’s marshes over a 28-year period by examining images from NASA’s Landsat TM 5 satellite, which passed over the area every 16 days before its demise in late 2011. They weeded out days when... Read more
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The Verge
This startup uses machine learning and satellite imagery to predict crop yieldsit. In the past, if a company wanted satellite imagery data, it would turn to
This startup uses machine learning and satellite imagery to predict crop yields
The Verge / Posted 22 days ago
it. In the past, if a company wanted satellite imagery data, it would turn to US government-run satellite programs like Landsat or MODIS, which image the entire globe at 20- to 30-meter resolutions roughly once a week. Now new nanosatellite... Read more
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The North West Star
Farmers to march against new tree clearing laws"the bush comes to the city". AgForce has since March 2016 argued the increase
Farmers to march against new tree clearing laws
The North West Star / Posted 23 days ago
"the bush comes to the city". AgForce has since March 2016 argued the increase in "woody vegetation" has been captured by Landsat satellite imagery in the Statewide Landcover and Trees Study (SLATS). However senior conservationists argue AgForce... Read more
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PhysOrg
Traces of failed super-eruption in the Andeszircon crystals in the lava were already forming in a subterranean magma reserv
Traces of failed super-eruption in the Andes
PhysOrg / Posted 23 days ago
zircon crystals in the lava were already forming in a subterranean magma reservoir for nearly three million years. Credit: Landsat 8, U.S. Geological Survey Geoscientists from Heidelberg University have discovered accumulations of magma in the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Farmers to march against new tree clearing laws"the bush comes to the city". AgForce has since March 2016 argued the increase
Farmers to march against new tree clearing laws
Brisbane Times / Posted 23 days ago
"the bush comes to the city". AgForce has since March 2016 argued the increase in "woody vegetation" has been captured by Landsat satellite imagery in the Statewide Landcover and Trees Study (SLATS). Debate over land clearing laws sparks protest... Read more
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EarthSky
California wildfire from spacefrom the fire blew north and east over the California Coast Ranges and into the
California wildfire from space
EarthSky / Posted 24 days ago
from the fire blew north and east over the California Coast Ranges and into the Central Valley. A day earlier, NASA’s Landsat 8 satellite acquired the image below. In the natural-color image, thick smoke mostly obscures the land surface. In... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH Diwata’s images top US counterpartnoted that Diwata’s images were clearer than those captured by the operational
PH Diwata’s images top US counterpart
Inquirier.net / Posted 24 days ago
noted that Diwata’s images were clearer than those captured by the operational land imager of its American counterpart, Landsat 8, which displayed rough structures of the mountain with unclear geographical features. In the “false color” images... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Microscopic plankton turns Hood Canal a milky, greenish tintNASA photo showing a detailed view of the bloom on July 27th, as observed by th
Microscopic plankton turns Hood Canal a milky, greenish tint
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 25 days ago
NASA photo showing a detailed view of the bloom on July 27th, as observed by the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on the Landsat 8 satellite. BRINNON (AP) – A rare bloom of light-colored phytoplankton has turned most of the Hood Canal green. According... Read more
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CBC.ca
Perseid meteor shower 'outburst' set to be spectacular around Aug. 11-12 peakEuropean Space Agency telecommunications satellite called Olympus was permanent
Perseid meteor shower 'outburst' set to be spectacular around Aug. 11-12 peak
CBC.ca / Posted 29 days ago
European Space Agency telecommunications satellite called Olympus was permanently disabled by a Perseid in 1993 and the Landsat 5 satellite managed by NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey temporarily spun out of control after being hit by a... Read more
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Brookings Daily Register
Brookings Register Welcoming Landsat Science team members to BrookingsKephart, South Dakota State University�s vice president for research and econom
Brookings Register Welcoming Landsat Science team members to Brookings
Brookings Daily Register / Posted 29 days ago
Kephart, South Dakota State University�s vice president for research and economic development, delivers a welcome to Landsat Science Team members Tuesday morning at the McCrory Gardens Education and Visitor Center. This is the first time the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Forests, species on four continents threatened by palm oil expansionforest are being converted into oil palm plantations in 43 countries. Using 25
Forests, species on four continents threatened by palm oil expansion
PhysOrg / Posted 30 days ago
forest are being converted into oil palm plantations in 43 countries. Using 25 years of high-resolution Google Earth and Landsat satellite imagery, Vijay and her team tracked the extent of this deforestation in four regions: Southeast Asia,... Read more
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eWeek
Google Enhances Maps App for Android, iOS and Desktop Usersto go to such as specific restaurants or gas stations. The satellite images av
Google Enhances Maps App for Android, iOS and Desktop Users
eWeek / Posted a month ago
to go to such as specific restaurants or gas stations. The satellite images available on Google Maps have also recently been refreshed with new images from the Landsat 8 satellite and the use of new processing techniques for optimizing image quali... Read more
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Daily Mail
Google Maps has a fresh new lookgiant first released its cloud-free map of the world in 2013, made up of a patc
Google Maps has a fresh new look
Daily Mail / Posted a month ago
giant first released its cloud-free map of the world in 2013, made up of a patchwork of high resolution photos taken by the Landsat 7 satellite. But combining fresh images from a more modern satellite with new processing techniques has meant the... Read more
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KECI Missoula
July 23in the movies "Requiem for a Dream," "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra" and "The Hea
July 23
KECI Missoula / Posted 1 months ago
in the movies "Requiem for a Dream," "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra" and "The Heat." 1972: The United States launches Landsat 1, the first Earth-resources satellite. The near-polar orbiting spacecraft served as a stabilized, Earth-oriented... Read more

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