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2011-03-26 09:00:00

A prototype scanner aboard the International Space Station has been taking new images of Earth's coastal regions during the 16 months since it was launched, providing scientists with a new set of imaging tools that will help them monitor events from oil spills to plankton blooms.The images and other data are now available to scientists from around the world through an online clearinghouse coordinated by Oregon State University.Additional details of the project will be announced in a...


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bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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