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When continents collide: Active deformation and seismic hazard

Since 1900, 35 earthquakes worldwide have each killed at least 10,000 people. Of these, 26 were in the Alpine-Himalayan seismic belt – a broad “crumple zone” where the African, Arabian and Indian tectonic plates collide with Europe and Asia. 109 more words


Remote Sensing Analysis in the Cloud - Introducing the HICO Image Processing System

HySpeed Computing is pleased to announce release of the HICO Image Processing System – a prototype web application for on-demand remote sensing image analysis in the cloud. 246 more words

Remote Sensing

Nepal earthquake lowered Everest by up to 2.5 cm

Further analysis of the newly processed sentinel-1 satellite radar data shows that the area around the Kathmandu region was uplifted in the earthquake, while the area to the north of Kathmandu sunk (subsided). 141 more words


Clearer sentinel 1 image of Nepal earthquake deformation

A new clearer sentinel 1 satellite image has been produced by COMET researchers as part of the Look Inside the Continents from Space (LiCS… 39 more words


First Sentinel 1 satellite results for Nepal earthquake

The first coseismic sentinel 1 satellite results have now been processed by researchers in the InSARap project.

For a sharper image of the ground deformation see our latest… 135 more words


From NASA Earth: "Winter Blooms in the Arabian Sea"

NASA Earth Observatory

acquired February 14, 2015

Winter is the prime season to see filaments of phytoplankton twist and curl amid the Arabian Sea. On February 14, 2015, the… 321 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From NASA: "NASA, USGS Begin Work on Landsat 9 to Continue Land Imaging Legacy"


April 16, 2015
Steve Cole
Headquarters, Washington

Landsat 9

NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey have started work on Landsat 9, an upgraded rebuild of the Landsat 8 spacecraft launched in 2013, to extend the Landsat program’s decades-long observations of Earth’s land cover. 1,131 more words

Applied Research & Technology