Google partnered with the Environmental Defense Fund on a pilot project to use Google’s fleet of Street View cars to map out methane levels in three U.S. cities. The cars were outfitted with sensors to detect and record methane leaking from city pipes in the cities of Boston, Staten Island, and [...]
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Unmanned aircraft, known more commonly as drones, have a blanket ban by the Federal Aviation Authority in the United States over military bases and within a five mile radius of medium to large sized airports. On July 27, 2014 a ban on the launching, landing, or operating of drones over national parks and [...]
Sentinel-1A captured this radar image of the Costa Concordia cruise ship as it was being towed toward Genoa at the weekend
Although ESA’s GOCE satellite is no more, all of the measurements it gathered during its life skirting the fringes our atmosphere, including the very last as it drifted slowly back to Earth, have been drawn together to offer new opportunities for science.
Scientists at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center have been experimenting with a new data product to assess groundwater and soil moisture drought indicators. The maps produced are used by the U.S. Drought Monitor and use data from NASA’s Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) satellites. In 2002, the GRACE satellites were launched [...]
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