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2011-06-28 05:39:50

Heavy rains in Canada caused historic flooding in Minot, ND Landsat satellite images taken before and during the flooding reveal the water's extent.

2011-06-22 00:00:35

FluxData FD-1665 Multispectral Camera part of the International Space Station Camera (ISSAC) Rochester, NY (PRWEB) June 21, 2011 A multispectral imager built by FluxData, Inc., a leading manufacturer of multispectral systems, has successfully captured its first high-resolution image from space.

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2011-06-17 09:32:56

The largest fire in the history of the state of Arizona continues to burn and emergency managers and responders are using satellite data from a variety of instruments to plan their firefighting containment strategies and mitigation efforts once the fires are out.

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2011-06-17 09:28:43

In a Landsat 5 satellite image captured June 11, 2011, flooding is still evident both east and west of the Mississippi River near Vicksburg, Miss.

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2011-06-13 12:45:00

Satellites provide a lot of useful information and the Landsat 5 satellite captured an image of the long damage track created on June 1, 2011 when a tornado tracked from Springfield to Sturbridge, Mass.

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2011-05-26 10:05:44

Marine scientists discover wave disturbance, nutrient levels affect California giant kelp growth.

2011-05-13 14:00:00

GREENBELT, Md., May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recent Landsat satellite data captured by the USGS and NASA on May 10 shows the major flooding of the Mississippi River around Memphis, Tenn., and along the state borders of Tennessee, Kentucky, Missouri, and Arkansas as seen from 438 miles above the Earth.

2011-05-03 13:34:00

REDLANDS, Calif., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Working in close collaboration with the US Department of the Interior (DOI), Esri is pleased to announce the release of Landsat image services.

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2010-11-24 13:47:14

Scheduled to fly for a year, designed to last a year and a half, EO-1 celebrated its tenth anniversary on November 21, 2010.

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2010-10-28 13:51:27

Countless people clung to life in the branches of trees hemming the shorelines during the deadly 2004 tsunami that killed more than 230,000 coastal residents in Indonesia, India, Thailand and Sri Lanka.


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