Satellites can greatly aid researchers to identify and study potential problem areas in the water from space like algae blooms and polluted runoff.
The Beijing-bound Malaysian Airlines flight MH730 disappeared on 8 March 2014 over the South China sea.
With data from sensors such as the Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS) on NASA's Landsat 8 satellite, experts can calculate sea surface temperatures without having to measure water temperatures on site.
UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, IGAC, has published a guide in Spanish for the use and pro
On July 8, 2013, the Operational Land Imager (OLI) aboard Landsat 8 captured impressive images of Elephant Butte Reservoir, when was only filled to 3% of its capacity, highlighting the impact that
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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