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NASA Goddard Felt July 16 Quake

(PhysOrg.com) -- A small earthquake, centered in Germantown, Md. occurred at 5:04 a.m. EDT today, July 16, and its vibrations were felt from West Virginia to Bridgeport, Conn. NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center ...

Jul 19, 2010 4 / 5 (1) 0

Image: Volcanic uplift

(PhysOrg.com) -- This Envisat Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar interferogram over the Kenyan section of the Great Rift Valley shows small surface displacements that are not visible to the naked eye of the ...

Jul 02, 2010 4.5 / 5 (6) 0

ESA's Envisat monitors oil spill

These ESA Envisat images capture the oil that is spilling into the Gulf of Mexico after a drilling rig exploded and sank off the coasts of Louisiana and Mississippi, USA, on 22 April.

Apr 27, 2010 4.5 / 5 (2) 0

Space radar techniques for land mapping

Entrepreneurs at ESA’s Business Incubation centre in the Netherlands have used radar technology from the agency’s Envisat remote-sensing satellite to develop a compact, high-resolution radar that can monitor ...

Jul 17, 2009 4 / 5 (1) 1