March 2007


A map showing where the ancient Northern Darfur Mega-lake once existed.
Mar 29, 2007Landsat Provides Evidence of Ancient Mega-Lake in Northern Darfur

Researchers at the Boston University Center for Remote Sensing used recently acquired topographic data from satellites to reveal a now dry, ancient mega-lake in the Darfur province of northwestern Sudan. Drs. Eman Ghoneim and Farouk El-Baz made [...]

Lake Vida
Mar 7, 2007Satellite Offers a Room With the Best View of Antarctica

Researchers from NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Golden, Colo., have woven together more than a thousand images from the Landsat 7 satellite to create the most detailed, high-resolution map ever produced of Antarctica. The Landsat [...]