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Nano satellites: Democratizing access to Earth observation information

Cubesat Deployment

In January 2014, Planet Labs, a small San Francisco based Startup Company, delivered a payload of 28 Earth Imaging Satellites or to the International Space Station (ISS) and in February the fleet o

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Fri, 16/05/2014 - 14:59
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37.7749
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-122.419

Satellite images show high agricultural productivity in the US

Satellite images to track vegetation

Satellite sensor data show that the crops in the Midwest region of the United States have highest photosynthetic activity, compared to other agricultural regions.

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Wed, 16/04/2014 - 15:16
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43.0731
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-89.4012

U.S.A.F. launches new meteorological satellite

Rocket Launch

On 03 April 2014 07:46 PDT the U.S.

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Fri, 11/04/2014 - 11:08
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34.7493
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment it was established December 2, 1970.

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USA: New website with data on climate change effects and floods

Map of rainfalls during Sandy

The White House is currently working with NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and different technology companies to create a webs

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Thu, 27/03/2014 - 08:16
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38.9072
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-77.0365

UCLA geographers create a new way to measure river flows

New measurements method t suppliement flood warning systems

A team of geographers at University of California have developed a new approach to measure river flows from outer space.

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Thu, 27/03/2014 - 08:57
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34.0522
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-118.244

GPS: New technique to improve weather models

hurricane Sandy from Space

A new technique for using GPS data developed by a team of researchers led by geophysicist Jennifer Haase from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego could enhance hurricanes and st

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Wed, 19/03/2014 - 10:31
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32.7153
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-117.157

Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) status update

NASA and JAXA launched their joint GPM mission

The GPM Core Observatory is continuing its pre-programmed course and is communicating with the GPM Mission Operations Center at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.

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Fri, 28/02/2014 - 11:19

Offshore wind farms could weaken hurricane power

Satellite image of hurricane Katrina

A recent study conducted by Mark Z.

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Fri, 28/02/2014 - 08:37
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29.9511
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-90.0715

Alaska: Satellites show land surface temperature anomalies

Temperature anomalies in Alaska in January 2014

NASA's Terra satellite captured from Space land surface temperature anomalies for Alaska in the last week of January. Between 23 and 30 January 2014, Alaska has seen record-breaking warmth.

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Tue, 04/02/2014 - 15:33
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60.7959
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