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Remote Sensing

Remote Sensing to Study Dynamics of Cropland in Latin America

In a study, “Cropland/pastureland dynamics and the slowdown of deforestation in Latin America,” published in Environmental Research Letters by Jordan Graesser and et. al., brings out some interesting facts about

Remote Sensing

The Glory of the New Year

On December 21, 2013—the summer or winter solstice, depending on your hemisphere—the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite acquired this natural-color image. Off the Pacific coast of Peru, a