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“Satellite Imagery”

Apr 22, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Silicon Valley data scientists are teaming up with conservationists to predict where and when the planet's jungles will be cut down.
Mar 31, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
The Aral Sea is shrinking, leaving a dried-up white lakebed where there used to be blue water. But in the eyes of a radar satellite, the sea's shores look like a colorful abstract painting.
Feb 17, 2015 02:32 PM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
New satellite maps show the variation in ocean acidity across the globe, revealing a side effect of climate change that threatens marine life. Continue reading →
Jan 30, 2015 12:30 PM ET // Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
NASA's next Earth-observing satellite is scheduled to launch Saturday (Jan. 31), and it could vastly improve the way scientists monitor droughts around the world.
Jan 9, 2015 02:10 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
More than 10,000 volunteers sifted through high-resolution images of Mongolia taken by orbital satellites to locate potential sites.
Dec 24, 2014 12:20 PM ET // John Upton, Climate Central
NASA's holiday pictures look like splotchy representations of lights magically sparkling, and energy consumption being amplified during the holidays.
Nov 17, 2014 03:15 PM ET // AFP
The tool uses data points from the Automatic Identification System network, which picks up GPS broadcasts of a vessel's location to map movements.
Oct 14, 2014 11:35 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
The European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft has sent home several spectacular images that show a large pyramid-shaped boulder studding the surface of its target comet.
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