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First Images from GPM Microwave Imager: The image shows rain rates across a 550-mile (885 kilometer) wide swath of an extra-tropical cyclone observed off the coast of Japan on March 10, 2014. Red areas indicate heavy rainfall, while yellow and blue indicate less intense rainfall. In the northwest part of the storm in the upper left of the image, the blue areas indicate falling snow.

NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement

Water is essential for life on the Earth, and the supply of this precious liquid is constantly being recycled through energy from the sun. This process is known as the hydrologic cycle, and through it water is continuously exchanged between the land, the atmosphere, and the oceans. Precipitation in its […]

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Very high resolution (2m) bathymetry map of the Wreck Reef in the south Coral Sea Islands. The Wreck Reef got its name from the sinking of colonial ships.

Satellite Mapping of the Great Barrier Reef

For the first time, a complete bathymetry high resolution (30 meters) bathymetry map is available of the Great Barrier Reef. The map was produced by remote sensing company, EOMAP using satellite data and imagery.

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Free and Open Access to Sentinel Satellite Data

Free and Open Access to Sentinel Satellite Data

The European Space Agency (ESA) has announced that free and open access to Sentinel satellite data will become available during the Copernicus operational phase.  Copernicus is an earth observation program operated by a partnership of  the European Commission (EC), European Space Agency (ESA), and the European Environment Agency (EEA).    The […]

Spatial Analysis

With the new CryoSatApp, elevation profiles are at your fingertips. Users can select the day and orbit from which they want to extract the data, and view Earth’s ice profile from that orbit. Credits: ACS/ESAWith the new CryoSatApp, elevation profiles are at your fingertips. Users can select the day and orbit from which they want to extract the data, and view Earth’s ice profile from that orbit. Credits: ACS/ESA

Ice Mapping App

The European Space Agency has released a new iOS app for accessing ice data from the ESA’s CryoSat mission.  Cryosat-2 was launched in April of last year to collect data to further understanding of the relationship between the world’s ice coverage and climate change.  Data collected from the satellite includes […]