SkyTruth Founder John Amos on Using Satellites to Expose Environmental Misdeeds

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When the White House’s National Science and Technology Council issued its latest report on Earth observation in April, one of the goals it set out was to improve user engagement. According to the National Strategy for Civil Earth Observations, ‰ÛÏMechanisms for engaging user communities will be developed to cultivate wider application and use of Earth observations.‰Û

To Flare or not to Flare: Satellite Assessment of Gas Flaring and Climate Relationships

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Team Location: John C. Stennis Space Center, Stennis, Mississippi Authors: Amber Jones (William Carey University) Haley Feather (University of Southern Mississippi) Stephanie McCracken (University of Southern Mississippi) Timothy Sutherlin (University of Southern Mississippi) Mentors/Advisers: Joseph Spruce (Computer Sciences Corp., Stennis Space Center) Ross Reahard (DEVELOP Stennis Center Lead) Jason Jones (DEVELOP Stennis Assistant Center Lead) Past/Other Contributors: SSC Spring 2013 … Read More

Eye Exam for a Satellite

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Satellite test using airborne instruments. Credit: NASA

Satellite test using airborne instruments. Credit: NASAOriginally Published by NASA Earth Observatory – Researchers use ground and airborne instruments, as well as Landsat 7, to calibrate the imagery from the Landsat Data Continuity Mission.