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Nasa helps Sahel farmers fight climate change


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The US space agency Nasa has launched a project designed to help West African farmers improve their modest yields despite the worsening effects of the climate change.

A year of Earth: Stunning video reveals 365 days of pictures from Nasa's EPIC satellite


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- Time-lapse is a collaboration of more than 3,000 images of the Earth as it moved around the sun
- The images start on July 6, 2015 when the camera capture its first image of the lit side of the Earth
- Epic captured the movement of clouds and patterned weather systems, deserts, forests and the deep blue seas Also being used to monitor ozone and aerosols levels in the atmosphere, cloud height and vegetation properties

GEO-CRADLE Novi Sad: Connecting the dots across the Earth Observation value chain


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Novi Sad, 14 – 15 July 2016 A regional workshop “Accelerating EO-powered businesses and market take-up” took place on 14th – to 15th July in Novi Sad, Serbia. The event was held as a part of the project GEO-CRADLE, funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Programme. It was hosted by InoSens, with support from Eurisy, the National Observatory of Athens, and the European Commission.

Satellite Remote Sensing of Archaeological Vegetation Signatures in Coastal West Africa


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This article discusses how archaeological sites in Sierra Leone, and by extension much of West Africa, can be identified through vegetation patterns (vegetation signatures) detectable in very high-resolution (VHR) multispectral satellite imagery. Settlement sites typically have a differing pattern of vegetation from the surrounding landscape, including concentrations of very large trees with sociocultural and historical significance: cotton (Ceiba pentandra) and baobab (Adansonia digitata). These features are conspicuous elements of the landscape both from the ground and in aerial imagery.

Earth Observation from Global Land to Urban Systems: Retrospect and Prospect


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Continued urbanisation worldwide and associated environmental impacts have caught great attention in the remote sensing community and beyond. Earth observation technology, in conjunction with in situ data collection, has been used to observe, monitor, measure and model many of the components that comprise urban environmental systems and ecosystems cycles for decades.


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