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Satellite Photo of Irma as a Class 5 Hurricane

Hurricane Irma just after it gained Category 5 status on September 6th, 2017. Image from NOAA GOES-16 satellite.

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Satellite Imagery

Dress Rehearsal: 2020 Census

Our staff are in the field this week observing the Census Bureau’s last complete test of operations before the 2020 Census. The “End-to-End Census Test” is the culmination of the Bureau’s research and planning efforts over the past decade to improve how it administers the census. 449 more words


Watch from space as Burning Man rises out of the desert playa

The weeklong countercultural festival that attracts thousands to the Nevada desert annually known as Burning Man is nearly here.

While the festival officially kicks off on Aug. 115 more words

Greenland Wildfire

Above:08/08/2017 http://sentinel-s2-l1c.s3-website.eu-central-1.amazonaws.com/#tiles/22/W/DA/2017/8/8/0/

Below:08/03/2017 http://sentinel-s2-l1c.s3-website.eu-central-1.amazonaws.com/#tiles/22/W/DA/2017/8/3/0/

Satellite Images Could Identify Slave Labor in India

Researchers in England are hoping to help root out modern-day slavery in northern India by using detailed satellite imagery to locate brick kilns — sites that are notorious for using millions of slaves, including children. 346 more words

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Bird's eye view of a wildfowl state - In the biggest archive of satellite data known

EROS Data centre is the location of possibly the largest archive of satellite imagery in the world.  It was built in the early 1970s when satellite imagery was starting to be collected routinely at the global scale, and one of the USA’s most ubiquitous sources of satellite imagery had been Landsat.  374 more words