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At the Cuban Convention on Earth Sciences, the country presented “A Look to the Outer Space” which promotes the use of satellite remote scanning and detecting to be used for the country”s economy.

Dr. Manuel Iturralde, president of the Cuban Society of Geology, said that satellite technology has many applications in everyday life and social practice of Cuba. He continued that there are many groups working on issues involving the use of satellite pictures in their research and everyday practice in Cuba, and that is working on the creation of a national remote sensing center, which favors the work between those who work related to this specialty in the country.

According to Prensa Latina the Cuban expert stressed the importance of the use of satellite remote sensing use in areas such as agriculture, as well as in studies of risk prevention of disasters such as…

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The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite calculated the TMPA (near-real time Multi-Satellite Precipitation Analysis) rainfalls for the eastern Gulf and the surrounding region for the period 1-7 June 2013. The calculations were mapped on an image and animated at NASA Goddard. 

 

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