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Radar Images: Sentinel-1A maps California earthquake

Napa Valley earthquake captured in an interferogram.

The European radar satellite Sentinel-1A has captured the rupture of the recent major earthquake in Napa Valley, California, USA. The quake on 24 August 2014 was the biggest one in 25 years.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 02/09/2014 - 14:30
latitude: 
38.4274
longitude: 
-122.394

Italy: Satellites show Venice sinking

Displacement rate detected between 2008 and 2009.

Researchers at the University of Padua, Italy, have found satellite-based evidence that the city of Venice keeps sinking.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 02/10/2013 - 17:41
latitude: 
45.4408
longitude: 
12.3155

India successfully launches Radar Imaging Satellite

On 26 April 2012, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched their first indigenously built all-weather Radar Imaging Satellite, RISAT-1.

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Wed, 02/05/2012 - 08:41