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Australia: Views from the ISS on wildfires

Australia’s Northern Territory has suffered several fires

Smoke plumes from fires, volcanoes, and pollution are all reaching high into the atmosphere and can therefore very easily be detected from space.

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Thu, 22/08/2013 - 09:56
latitude: 
75.5225
longitude: 
-107.665

MODIS: Detecting managed bush fires in Australia

MODIS acquired this image of dozens of managed fires

NASA's Aqua satellite with its Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) has acquired an image in Kimberly region on 10 April 2013, Australia showing dozens of managed fires.

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Fri, 12/04/2013 - 11:53
latitude: 
-28.7293
longitude: 
24.754

Australia: Open disaster management platform in works

KIMBERLEY REGION, AUSTRALIA

The University of Melbourne, IBM (NYSE: IBM) and NICTA today jointly announced that they are collaborating to develop the Australia Disaster Management Platform (ADMP), a next generation open stan

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Sat, 16/03/2013 - 08:13
latitude: 
-37.8002
longitude: 
144.958

NASA's Aqua satellite sees Australian bushfires from space

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured an image showing the large bush fires burning in eastern New South Wales, Australia, on 9 January 2

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Thu, 10/01/2013 - 09:00
latitude: 
-31.2532
longitude: 
146.921

NASA: Earth at Night imagery reveals wildfires in Australia

A new map of the Earth at night that NASA published two weeks ago showed the footprint of human civilization on the planet, as revealed by the lights we use to brighten the darkness.

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Thu, 20/12/2012 - 10:19
latitude: 
-21.9349
longitude: 
125.024

Australia becomes Landsat 8 partner

Australia became an international collaborator on the new US-satellite mission Landsat 8, under an agreement signed on 12 July 2012 with the United States Geological Survey.

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Mon, 16/07/2012 - 08:45

Ash from Puyehue-Cordón Caulle over Australia and New Zealand

The eruption at Chile’s Puyehue-Cordón Caulle Volcanic Complex sent clouds of ash high into the atmosphere, above the weather that usually breaks up such plumes.

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Thu, 16/06/2011 - 16:18

15th Australasian Remote Sensing & Photogrammetry Conference

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Date: 
13/09/2010 - 17/09/2010

Date: September 13 - 17, 2010

Location: Alice Springs, Australia 

latitude: 
-23.7003
longitude: 
133.881