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NASA satellites show vegetation decline in the Amazon

NASA's Aqua satellite was one of the satellites used for the study

A new study founded by NASA and published on November 11 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, shows a 13-year decline in vegetation in the eastern and southeastern Amazon.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 17/12/2014 - 09:26
latitude: 
44.5638
longitude: 
-123.279

Chilean Space Agency

The Chilean Space Agency belongs to the Chilean Ministry of National Defence.

Chilean National System for the Coordination of Territorial Information (SNIT)

The SNIT is part of the Chilean Ministry of National Assets.

Chilean Ministry of National Assets

The Ministry of National Assets is in charge of recognizing, managing and administrating the fiscal patrimony of all Chileans, maintaining the cadastre of the state property to date.

Chilean Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is the State Office responsible for planning, directing, coordinating, executing and disseminating Foreign Policy as determined by the President of the Republic.

Ocean Temperatures Can Predict Amazon Fire Season Severity

GREENBELT, Md.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 11/11/2011 - 10:07
latitude: 
38.9968
longitude: 
-76.8487

GeoSUR Red Geoespacial de América del Sur (Geospatial Network of South America)

GeoSUR is a program of the Andean Development Corporation established in 2007, which aims the establishment of a decentralized network to diffuse geographic information of South America.