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Oklahoma Tornado: Satellites see Storm from Space

Tornado in Oklahoma, USA, captured from space by NASA's Aqua satellite

On May 20, 2013 central Oklahoma, USA, was hit by a supercell thunderstorm resulting in a destructive tornado passing over the state.

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Thu, 23/05/2013 - 14:04
latitude: 
35.3395
longitude: 
-97.4867

USGS topographic data now available on mobile devices

USGS TNM Topographic Data viewed on a mobile device

Users of Android and iPhone mobile devices can now access USGS digital topographic maps on the go. Using GPS, they can zoom in on their precise location allowing for precise navigation.

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Fri, 10/05/2013 - 07:24
latitude: 
38.9502
longitude: 
-77.3672

NOAA launches bi-annual newsletter "The Downlink"

First edition of NOAA's newsletter "The Downlink"

The United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has launched a newsletter "The Downlink".

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Mon, 06/05/2013 - 11:11
latitude: 
38.9934
longitude: 
-77.0316

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
latitude: 
34.0522
longitude: 
-118.244

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
latitude: 
42.3625
longitude: 
-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
latitude: 
40.7144
longitude: 
-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
latitude: 
34.7398
longitude: 
-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
latitude: 
38.8951
longitude: 
-77.0364

DigitalGlobe and GeoEye complete Combination

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

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 01/02/2013 - 11:46
latitude: 
40.1389
longitude: 
-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
longitude: 
-118.125