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Landsat image maps aid fire recovery efforts

NASA satellite images regularly map active fires around the world.

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Thu, 25/08/2011 - 11:15
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32.4242
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-110.74

CDEMA publishes situation report on the Matthieu Dam's collapse

In the early morning of July 28, 2011, Dominica's Matthieu Dam was breached, damaging infrastructure downstream in the Layou River valley.

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Wed, 17/08/2011 - 12:18
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15.415
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-61.371

Landsat Satellites Track Continued Missouri River Flooding

Flooding along the Missouri River continues as shown in recent Landsat satellite images of the Nebraska and Iowa border.

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Thu, 21/07/2011 - 12:10
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41.4925
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-99.9018

Amazon drought and forest fire prediction system devised

Researchers have devised a model to anticipate drought and forest fires in the Amazon rainforest.The research, which used precipitation records dating back to 1970 and hotspots tracked by the Moder

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Thu, 21/07/2011 - 11:52
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-14.235
longitude: 
-51.9253

Here's Looking @ Earth... First Volcanoes... Now Snow

Ordinarily, the flashes of white in South America’s Atacama Desert rise from salt pans.But on July 7, 2011, when the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terr

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 13/07/2011 - 17:05
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-35.6751
longitude: 
-71.543

Landsat 5 captures Missouri River flooding near Omaha

Landsat 5 captured an image of flooding occurring along the Iowa/Nebraska border on June 30, 2011.

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Thu, 07/07/2011 - 17:25
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41.878
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June 2011

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Wed, 06/07/2011

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NASA's Aura Satellite measures pollution from New Mexico, Arizona fires

NASA's Aura Satellite has provided a view of nitrogen dioxide levels coming from the fires in New Mexico and Arizona.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 05/07/2011 - 11:07
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34.9727
longitude: 
-105.032

NASA Flights Seek To Improve View Of Air Pollution From Space

WASHINGTON -- Two NASA research airplanes will fly over the Baltimore-Washington region and northeast Maryland this summer as part of a mission to enhance the capability of satellites to measure gr

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 24/06/2011 - 15:58
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38.8951
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-77.0364

Satellite programs aid emergency crews battling wildfires

Multiple firefighting agencies are using imagery -- provided by federally funded Landsat 5 and 7, Aqua and Terra satellites -- to combat wildfires that continue to blaze across Arizona.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 23/06/2011 - 14:44
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34.0489
longitude: 
-111.094