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High Resolution OrbView - 3 Images Now Available from USGS

OrbView-3 satellite images collected around the world between 2003 and 2007 by Orbital Imaging Corporation (now GeoEye) at up to one-meter resolution can now be downloaded at no cost through USGS E

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Tue, 10/01/2012 - 15:35
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38.9586
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-77.357

Ocean health, disaster impacts monitored from above by satellite remote sensing

New remote sensing technologies with applications such as predicting problems with ocean fish stocks and assessing natural disasters were reported at conferences sponsored recently in Prague by SPI

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Tue, 10/01/2012 - 14:44
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48.7596
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-122.488

Using NASA Earth Observations to Evaluate the Relationship Between Land Use/Land Cover and Tornadogenesis in Alabama

The April 27, 2011, tornado outbreak was the second-deadliest in U.S. history, and the deadliest since the Doppler Radar system has been used to warn communities.

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Thu, 10/11/2011 - 09:07
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32.3182
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-86.9023

Lake Sakakawea and Lake Mead Water Resources and Disasters

Current regional and global scale hydrological models, such as the Coupled Routing and Excess STorage (CREST) model, do not take into account the release and storage of water by man-made dams.

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Wed, 09/11/2011 - 09:26
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47.7966
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-102.332

Asteroid Impact on Earth: Experts Review Global Response and Mitigation Steps

A workshop has brought together leading representatives from space agencies and international experts to discuss key issues related to global response and cooperation in the event of a Near Earth O

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Wed, 31/08/2011 - 17:53
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34.1478
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-118.145

Extreme 2010 Russian Fires and Pakistan Floods Linked Meteorologically

Two of the most destructive natural disasters of 2010 were closely linked by a single meteorological event, even though they occurred 1,500 miles (2,414 km) apart and were of completely different n

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Wed, 31/08/2011 - 15:37
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38.9927
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-76.8469

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

NASA’s Hurricane Webpage: A Resource for Worldwide Tropical Cyclones

Tropical cyclones develop in various places around the world, all year long, and NASA’s Hurricane Webpage covers them.

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Wed, 24/08/2011 - 16:43
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38.9957
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-76.8519

Remote sensing technologies employed to conduct rapid damage assessment after the 2011 US Tornadoes

Within days after devastating tornadoes struck Alabama and Missouri, the damage experts at ImageCat and New Light Technologies produced a rapid building damage assessment database to estimate losse

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Tue, 16/08/2011 - 15:17
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34.6332
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-88.0225

New data shows El Mayor–Cucapah earthquake was simple on surface, complicated at depth

Like scars that remain on the skin long after a wound has healed, earthquake fault lines can be traced on Earth's surface long after their initial rupture.

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Thu, 11/08/2011 - 17:34
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34.1383
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-118.124