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NASA Earthdata Webinar Series: MODIS Global Subsetting and Visualization Tool

NASA Earthdata Webinar Series: MODIS Global Subsetting and Visualization Tool

The Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center (ORNL DAAC) is one of the twelve NASA Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) DAACs that process, manage, archive and distribute NASA Earth science data for NASA’s EOS Program. They have developed a user-friendly MODIS Land Products subsetting tool called the ‘MODIS Global Subsetting and Visualization Tool’. Through this ...

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Increase Agricultural Efficiencies Using Satellite Imagery

Increase Agricultural Efficiencies Using Satellite Imagery

As anyone living in a major drought region will tell you, water has become the new gold. Properly conserving and managing our most valuable natural resource is becoming more and more important as the world’s climate changes. Everyone from local farmers to national government agencies are using innovative techniques, including geospatial technologies to improve water conservation and increase agricultural efficiencies ...

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Sea Surface Height Maps from Radar Altimetry

Sea Surface Height Maps from Radar Altimetry

Using data from several satellite altimeters, a finer picture of the ever-changing height of the oceans is revealed. Swirling currents called eddies pepper the global ocean. Like small pock-marks in sea surface height, these eddies are found in every major ocean basin. Near the Equator, the eddies give way to fast moving features called Kelvin Waves. When they build up ...

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Remote Sensing: a Melodic Introduction

Remote Sensing: a Melodic Introduction

Excerpt from the annual general meeting 2013 of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) of the 5/12/2013 in Göttingen, Germany. Winning presentation for the DLR Science Slam 2013 final.

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