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Landsat 8 being used to monitor Water Quality

Landsat 8 mission

Satellites can greatly aid researchers to identify and study potential problem areas in the water from space like algae blooms and polluted runoff.  However, the study of water with space-based technology is challenging as water absorbs and scatters light often causing lakes and oceans to appear dark or lack detail in satellite images.

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