SKYTRUTH: using remote sensing and digital mapping to educate the public and policymakers about the environmental consequences of human activities
On Wednesday, December 21, #SkyTruth obtained a radar #satellite #image showing a major oil spill in the waters off the coast of #Nigeria. The image, taken at approximately 9:30am local time on December 21, 2011 by the ASAR instrument aboard the Envisat satellite operated by the European Space Agency, reveals a slick covering 923 square kilometers (356 square miles). The image may be viewed and downloaded from the SkyTruth blog.
“Envisat ASAR image analyzed by SkyTruth (http://www.skytruth.org) - data courtesy European Space Agency”
Déjà cité (http://seenthis.net/spip.php?page=recherche&recherche=skytruth), à présent lié...