July 2007


Karen Seto
Jul 4, 2007Landsat Links Urban Growth and Rainfall Pattern Change

For the first time, scientists have used satellite images to demonstrate a link between rapid city growth and rainfall patterns, as well as to assess compliance with an international treaty to protect wetlands. The results have been published in [...]

Coastal erosion and lake evolution between 1985 and 2005 near Cape Halkett
Jul 2, 2007Landsat Helps Document Alaska Coastal Erosion

An article by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientists on documentation of coastal land loss, lake expansion and drainage in Alaska from 1955–2005 was recently published in the July issue of Geology, a Geological Society of America publication. [...]