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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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Mon, 25/08/2014 - 15:45

February 2010

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Fri, 05/03/2010
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January 2010

Issue Date: 

Tue, 05/01/2010
English

In this issue:

UN-SPIDER News

  • Satellites tasked to aid relief efforts in Haiti
  • Technical Advisory Mission to the Dominican Republic
  • UN-SPIDER extends helping hand to Gaza following devastating flash floods
  • UN-SPIDER supports workshop to bridge Space Technology and Disaster Management in India
  • The United Nations General Assembly recognizes UN-SPIDER contribution
  • COPUOS S&T to consider UN-SPIDER Progress and Planned Activities

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