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2010-05-27 07:44:43

NASA engineers have begun building hardware for a new Landsat satellite instrument that helps monitor water consumption — an important capability in the US West where precipitation is sparse and water rights are allocated — now that they have passed an independent review of the instrument's design and integration and testing methods.

2010-05-26 16:12:00

GREENBELT, Md., May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA engineers have begun building hardware for a new Landsat satellite instrument that helps monitor water consumption -- an important capability in the U.S.

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2006-05-25 07:48:21

An inexpensive detector developed by a NASA-led team can now see invisible infrared light in a range of "colors," or wavelengths.


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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'.