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Measuring War’s Effect on a Global Breadbasket
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Measuring War’s Effect on a Global Breadbasket

NASA Harvest researchers are using satellite observations and economic data to track how the Russia-Ukraine conflict is disrupting the global food system.

Published Jun 29, 2022

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Tracking Night Lights in Ukraine
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Tracking Night Lights in Ukraine

The data are useful for researchers and relief agencies because they provide estimates of where and how many people have lost access to basic services.

Published Jun 29, 2022

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Satellites View California Oil Spill
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Satellites View California Oil Spill

Satellite imagers can make oil spills easier to detect in open water.

Published Oct 7, 2021

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Smoky Skies in the Western Amazon
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Smoky Skies in the Western Amazon

Increasing numbers of deforestation fires are darkening skies in Rondônia and Amazonas.

Published Sep 1, 2021

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COVID-19 Lockdowns Cut Pollution, But Not All of It
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COVID-19 Lockdowns Cut Pollution, But Not All of It

Dust storms and other weather phenomena offset some reductions in PM2.5 aerosol pollution.

Published Jun 25, 2021

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