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Mapping Minerals with Light

A satellite image is more than a photo. It is a picture of the amount and type of energy reflected or emitted by the Earth and recorded by a satellite instrument. There are many ways to combine those measurements to create an image, and each combination provides different insights.

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April 13, 2014

Tehuano Winds

April 09, 2014

Kansas Prairie Fires

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