Articles tagged "landsat 8"

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Dense plume from Sakura-jima volcano seen by satellite

When Sakura-jima volcano erupted on November 23, 2013, it emitted a dense plume of ash over the Japanese island of Kyushu. Currently Japan’s most active volcano, Sakura-jima explodes several hundred times each year but these eruptions are usually

December 04, 2013

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Landsat satellites data released for online access - Landsat 8 now accessible in near-real time

Thousands of never-before-seen data products from the US Landsat satellites acquired over 30 years have been released for online access. In addition, the newest data over Europe from the latest satellite in the series, Landsat-8, are now accessible in near-real time

September 06, 2013

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Landsat captures images of activity at Nyamuragira volcano, Democratic Republic of the Congo

During its flyby over Africa, on June 11, 2013 NASA`s Landsat satellite captured some amazing images of Nyamuragira volcano, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Nyamuragira is one of Africa`s most active volcanoes. Landsat observed the plume emitted from a pit inside

July 18, 2013

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Landsat 8 high resolution satellite imagery now available free of charge

NASA's Landsat 8 satellite operational control was transferred to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in a ceremony in Sioux Falls, US on May 30, 2013. The event marks the beginning of the extend satellite's mission of four-decade record of monitoring

June 01, 2013