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NASA Earthdata Article Highlights Methane Research

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2021-06-29
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The AVIRIS-NG instrument detected large methane plumes coming from Sunshine Canyon Landfill during its October 2016 overpass. The plumes are shown in a yellow to red gradient, with red representing higher concentrations of methane. Image credit: Cusworth et al. 2020.

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NASA's AVIRIS-NG instrument detected multiple massive methane plumes in California and much more.

NASA Data Helps Researcher Understand Coastal Mangrove Forests

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2020-06-25
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Dr. David Lagomasino uses satellite, airborne, drone, and ground measurements to identify areas of coastal resilience and vulnerability.

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Dr. David Lagomasino uses NASA data to study how the Earth's landscape responds to changes caused by natural events and rapid urban expansion.

Remote Sensing and Invasive Species

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2020-05-26
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Searching for the term remote sensing and words related to invasive species (invasive, nonnative, exotic, or nonindigenous) in Google Scholar reveals an increasing number of publications each year using these terms.

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A new Earthdata article describes how researchers are using remote sensing to map invasive species.