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NOAA: Operational control of newest US environmental satellite

NOAA assumed full operational responsibility of the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) satellite which was operated by the NASA since October, 2011.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 12/03/2013 - 16:53
latitude: 
66.3194
longitude: 
14.2091

Satellites show potential for avalanche mapping

In Norway, avalanches pose a risk to road users every year. Since much of the country is remote, knowing exactly where avalanches have blocked roads is a challenge for the authorities.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 29/06/2011 - 18:21
latitude: 
60.472
longitude: 
8.46895