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The Users, Uses, and Value of Landsat and Other Moderate-Resolution Satellite Imagery in the United States

Moderate-resolution imagery (MRI), such as that provided by the Landsat satellites, provides unique spatial information for use by many people both within and outside of the United States (U.S.).

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 03/03/2011 - 14:53
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-95.7129
longitude: 
37.0902

Monitoring Killer Mice From Space

The risk of deadly hantavirus outbreaks in people can be predicted months ahead of time by using satellite images to monitor surges in vegetation that boost mouse populations, a University of Utah

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Mon, 21/02/2011 - 12:49
latitude: 
-111.094
longitude: 
39.321

NASA Award Recognises Air Force Remote-Sensing Programme

NASA and the US Department of the Interior presented the 2010 William T. Pecora group award to the US Air Force Eagle Vision program Tuesday 15th February 2011 at a Pentagon ceremony.

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Fri, 18/02/2011 - 10:58
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38.8708
longitude: 
-77.056

USGS to Focus on Land Observation and Ecosystems

The US President’s proposed USD1.1 billion budget for the U.S.

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Wed, 16/02/2011 - 09:59
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-95.7129
longitude: 
37.0902

United States Geological Survey (USGS)

In 1879, the United States Geological Survey was created and it is part of the United States Department of the Interior.

Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID-OFDA)

The Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) coordinates and provides U.S.

National Hurricane Center (NHC)

 

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

 

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was created by the National Aeronautics and Space Act in 1958.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) was established by Presidential Order in 1979 and is part of the United States Department of Homeland Security since 2003.