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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.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 25/08/2014 - 15:45
latitude: 
43.161
longitude: 
-77.6109

Sweden: Unusually intense wildfires captured by satellite

This natural-color image of the fire in Sweden was captured by Landsat 8

Sweden is not a country typically known for its summer wildfires.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 12/08/2014 - 11:35
latitude: 
59.8618
longitude: 
16.129

Critical Milestone Reached for 2012 Landsat Mission

The Operational Land Imager (OLI), built by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., Boulder, Colo., has been approved by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center for shipment to Orbital Sciences Corporati

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 10/08/2011 - 15:53
latitude: 
38.9957
longitude: 
-76.8519