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Virtual contact lenses for radar satellites

Radar satellites supply the data used to map sea level and ocean currents. However, up until now, the radar has been ineffective in regions where the oceans are covered by ice. Researchers at the Technical University of Munich ...

dateApr 17, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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Sentinels helping to map minerals

The traditional way of mapping Earth's geology and mineral resources is a costly and time-consuming undertaking. While satellites cannot entirely replace the expert in the field, they can certainly help – as a recent effort ...

dateMar 20, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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Image: Bering Strait

The Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission takes us over the Bering Strait, which connects the Pacific and Arctic Oceans between Russia and the US state of Alaska.

dateFeb 23, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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