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Fri, 02 Aug 2019 14:51 EDT

The Milepost 97 fire which is located about one mile southeast of Canyonville, Oregon was first reported on Wednesday, July 24th at approximately 10:00 p.m.

Image from TERRA
Mon, 29 Jul 2019 12:00 EDT

Every evening from late spring to early fall, two planes lift off from airports in the western United States and fly through the sunset, each headed for an active wildfire, and then another, and another.

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Mon, 08 Jul 2019 13:00 EDT

An uprecedented belt of brown algae stretches from West Africa to the Gulf of Mexico—and it’s likely here to stay. Scientists at the University of South Florida in St. Petersburg's College of Marine Science used NASA satellite observations to discover and document the largest bloom of macroalgae in the world, dubbed the Great Atlantic Sargassum Bel

ASTER Data

The ASTER website informs a broad audience about ASTER data and products.

ASTER image of Baektu Mountain, Korea

ASTER data are are available from several archives:

ASTER Data Products For Novice Data Users

  • TerraLook – provides access to satellite images for users that may lack prior experience with remote sensing or Geographic Information System (GIS) technology.
  • Data Access Workshop – Collection of presentations that explore where to get ASTER data and how to use NASA sites.

ASTER Data Products For Professional Data Users

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