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Eye in the sky aids stocking rates

Satellite imagery of rangelands properties can help pastoralists determine pasture growth and plan appropriate stocking levels, according to research at Liveringa Station in the Kimberley.

dateMay 15, 2015 in Environment
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Real and false-color images of Siberia

The Aqua satellite's MODIS (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) instrument took this image of the fires in Siberia. The top image shows the full sized false color image of the area highlighting ...

dateMay 14, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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All NASA eyes on Tropical Storm Dolphin

Three NASA satellite instruments took aim at Tropical Storm Dolphin. Dolphin responded by posing for pictures as it headed west towards Guam gathering strength and speed as it moves. The MODIS instrument ...

dateMay 12, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Tropical Storm Dolphin threatening Micronesia

The MODIS instrument on the Aqua satellite captured this image of Tropical Storm Dolphin riding roughshod over the Federated States of Micronesia. Dolphin strengthened to tropical storm status between Bulletin ...

dateMay 11, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Image: Global cloud fraction map of Earth

Decades of satellite observations and astronaut photographs show that clouds dominate space-based views of Earth. One study based on nearly a decade of satellite data estimated that about 67 percent of ...

dateMay 11, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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NASA aids response to Nepal quake

NASA and its partners are gathering the best available science and information on the April 25, 2015, magnitude 7.8 earthquake in Nepal, referred to as the Gorkha earthquake, to assist in relief and humanitarian ...

dateMay 04, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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