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Satellites Investigate Irrigation in a Stressed Aquifer
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Satellites Investigate Irrigation in a Stressed Aquifer

Using Landsat to track patterns in irrigation may help water managers sketch out a more sustainable future for the Ogallala Aquifer in the central United States.

Published Jul 9, 2018

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Marseille, France
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Marseille, France

The ancient city has been a bustling trade center for more than 2,000 years.

Published Jul 8, 2018

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Colonial National Historical Park
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Colonial National Historical Park

The colonial communities of “America’s historic triangle” played defining roles in the road to American independence.

Published Jul 4, 2018

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Strait of Dover
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Strait of Dover

Ships, trains, cars, and swimmers crowd this crossing between Britain and France.

Published Jun 17, 2018

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416 Wildfire Rages in Colorado
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416 Wildfire Rages in Colorado

Warm and dry springtime conditions in the U.S. Southwest set the stage for a wildfire that doubled in size over the course of a weekend.

Published Jun 12, 2018

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