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2011-03-07 13:51:20

The Christchurch, New Zealand earthquake that took place on February 22 has been illustrated in new radar imagery.

2010-04-12 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a unique collaboration between national space agencies, the United States and Japan began combining elements of their satellite resources on Monday to increase a critical type of Earth observation data.

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2010-01-15 11:39:07

As rescue workers scramble to provide assistance to hundreds of thousands of people following Haiti’s earthquake, Earth observation satellite data continues to provide updated views of the situation on the ground.

2009-12-10 12:24:41

Tropical forest loss accounts for an estimated 17% of global emissions of carbon dioxide.

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2009-10-15 09:15:07

Using satellite radar data and GPS measurements, Chinese researchers have explained the exceptional geological events leading to the 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake that killed nearly 90,000 people in China’s Sichuan Province.

2009-02-11 11:41:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 11, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has been selected to provide optical subassemblies for a new space-based telescope as part of Japan's Advanced Satellite with New system ARchitecture for Observation (ASNARO) project.

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2009-01-30 09:22:05

More than 200 scientists from around the world have attended the weeklong POLinSAR 2009 workshop hosted at ESRIN, ESA’s Earth Observation centre in Frascati, Italy.

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2009-01-24 14:05:00

Based on a cooperative agreement, ESA has been delivering data from ALOS – Japan's four-ton Earth Observation satellite – to users across Europe and Africa since its launch three years ago. ESA’s efforts have been recognized by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency with an award of appreciation.

2006-01-24 06:50:00

Japan launched a rocket carrying an advanced land-observation satellite into space on Tuesday, in a boost for a space program that has strived to overcome a spotty record.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.