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NASA satellites capture California wildfires

The red lines indicate areas where MODIS detected fires.

In early May 20103, dry Santa Ana winds started several wildfires in Southern California, USA.

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Mon, 06/05/2013 - 10:56
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OGC: Best Practices Document for Earth Observation Product, Service and Sensor

An official OGC Best Practice document entitled, "OGC EO Product Collection, Service and Sensor Discovery using the CS-WebRIM Catalogue" was adopted by the Open Geospatial Consortium.

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Mon, 25/03/2013 - 11:37
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42.3625
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-71.3619

Open data: New York makes available public datasets online

On 7 March 2013, hundreds of new datasets were made available on NYC Open Data, a portal containing all of the New York's online data.

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Wed, 13/03/2013 - 09:40
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40.7144
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-74.006

NASA launches new Landsat satellite

On 4 February 2013 NASA's Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) lifted off into space aboard an Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

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Tue, 12/02/2013 - 11:27
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34.7398
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-120.55

GPS Community to launch new Association

The GPS industry is forming a new trade association called the GPS Innovation Alliance, as InsideGNSS reported.

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Sun, 10/02/2013 - 10:55
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38.8951
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-77.0364

DigitalGlobe and GeoEye complete Combination

DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI) ("DigitalGlobe") and GeoEye, Inc.

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Fri, 01/02/2013 - 11:46
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40.1389
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-105.137

Earthquakes: California could establish Early Warning System

The state of California could establish an $80 million early warning system for earthquakes.

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Thu, 31/01/2013 - 10:01
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34.1414
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-118.125

NASA: Measuring Ocean-Surface Winds from Space

In a clever reuse of hardware originally built to test parts of NASA's QuikScat satellite, the agency will launch the ISS-RapidScat instrument to the International Space Station in 2014 to measure

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Thu, 31/01/2013 - 09:44
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38.8829
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-77.0163

GNSS: UK drops efforts to patent satellite signals

The United States and United Kingdom announced on January 17, 2013 that the British government would end efforts to obtain patent or intellectual property (IP) rights related to GPS,

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Fri, 18/01/2013 - 13:36
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51.5073
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-0.127683

Hyperspectral data plays important role in environmental monitoring

In cooperation with Galileo Group, UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Hungary, the

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Tue, 18/12/2012 - 08:25
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47.7886
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