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University of Arkansas: Developing a decision support system for mudslide risk

NASA satellites captures images of the California wildfires

USD 1.14 million in funding was granted to the University of Arkansas in order to create a decision support system for assessing areas at risk for mudslides or rock falls caused by the effects of w

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Wed, 22/10/2014 - 09:08
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36.0626
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-94.1574

New map explores ocean tectonics from space

Marine gravity model of the Central Indian Ocean

Scientists at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California created a new seafloor map based on satellite data that discloses previously unaccessible features on global ea

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Tue, 14/10/2014 - 15:35
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32.8801
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-117.234

Forecasting wildfire behaviour with WIFIRE

A map showing locations that experienced wildfires greater than 250 acres, from

A new instrument to fight the exponential increase of wildfires, WIFIRE, is currently being prepared in California, USA.

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Tue, 19/08/2014 - 11:17
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32.8606
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-117.186

WorldView-3 Satellite launched by DigitalGlobe

Digital Globe's WorldView-3 satellite can collect 650,000 sq km of imagery a day

On 13 August 2014, DigitalGlobe successfully launched its WorldView-3 commercial high resolution, multispectral Earth observation satellite from Vandenber

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Fri, 15/08/2014 - 08:27
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34.7582
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-120.516

Gravity data could predict flooding months ahead

Land Saturation data from GRACE

According to new findings from the University of California Irvine the use of satellite data could be used to greatly improve the overflow predictions of a river months before the event occurs whic

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Tue, 08/07/2014 - 14:20
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33.6405
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-117.844

Google buys satellite image provider Skybox

Google wants to buy Skybox

Google is buying Skybox Imaging for $500 million in cash.

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Wed, 11/06/2014 - 13:54
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37.4249
longitude: 
-122.095

Dragon V2: New spacecraft could revolutionize Space exploration

SpaceX

The California-based company SpaceX has recently presented its Dragon V2 spacecraft.

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Mon, 02/06/2014 - 14:08

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GTS Exhibits Geospatial Photo Technology Used in Haiti at the 2012 International Disaster Conference and Expo

Geo Tactical Solutions (GTS) promotes the use of advanced GPS cameras and photo mapping technology for disaster response and management at IDCE 2012.

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Tue, 31/01/2012 - 16:25
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33.1581
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-117.351

Satellite imagery shows California forest fires

Satellite imagery from the recently launched UK-DMC2 satellite shows forest fires in the Los Padres National Forest east of Santa Maria at 11:10 local time on the 12th A

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Mon, 17/08/2009 - 17:10
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34.953
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-120.436