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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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June 2011

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Wed, 06/07/2011

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Advancing regional cooperation at the PAIGH/USGS Crisis Workshop in Panama

The Pan American Institute of Geography and History (PAIGH) and the United States Geological Survey (USGS) organized a Crisis Workshop during the annual meeting of the Commissions of PAIGH.

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Fri, 01/07/2011 - 20:09
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Satellite Images Display Extreme Mississippi River Flooding from Space

Recent Landsat satellite data captured by the USGS and NASA on May 10 shows the major flooding of the Mississippi River around Memphis, Tenn.

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Mon, 16/05/2011 - 17:57

Quake in Myanmar prompts China to map active faults

Two 7.0 magnitude earthquakes stuck Myanmar on March 24. Earthquakes struck a relatively rural section of the country that borders on Thailand, Laos, and China.

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Mon, 28/03/2011 - 12:48
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Secretary Salazar Charts Future For Landsat Satellite Program

The Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has announced plans to make the Department of the Interior the permanent manager of the Landsat series of Earth observation satellites.

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Fri, 25/03/2011 - 10:29

TerraLook Version 2.0 (beta) software released

Press Release. 24 January 2011

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Thu, 27/01/2011 - 10:42