Remote sensing

Acquiring information about a natural feature or phenomenon, such as the Earth's surface, without actually being in contact with it. USGS remote sensing is usually carried out with airborne or spaceborne sensors or cameras.
This category is also used for airborne imaging, photogrammetry, satellite imaging, and space-borne sensing.

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Aeromagnetic Map of the Death Valley Ground-Water Model Area, Nevada and California

An aeromagnetic map of the Death Valley groundwater model area was prepared from published aeromagnetic surveys as part of an interagency effort by the U.S. Geological Survey and the U.S. Department of Energy to help characterize the geology and hydrology

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Gravity and ground magnetic data from selected traverses in the Amargosa desert and vicinity, Nevada and California

Maps of aeromagnetic data and a table of gravity station data embedded in the PDF report, not as separate files

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Modern Average Global Sea-Surface Temperature

The data contained in this data set are derived from the NOAA Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer Multichannel Sea Surface Temperature data (AVHRR MCSST), which are obtainable from the Distributed Active Archive Center at the Jet Propulsion Laborator

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Monthly average polar sea-ice concentration 1978 through 1991

This data set represents the results of calculations carried out on sea-ice-concentration data from the SMMR and SSM/I instruments. The original data were obtained from the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC). The data set also contains the source

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Processed Thematic Mapper satellite imagery for selected areas within the U.S.-Mexico borderlands

The passage of the North American Trade Agreement (NAFTA), establishment of the Border Environmental Cooperation Commission as well as the EPA U.S./Mexico Border XXI Program has focused attention to the environmental social-cultural, and economic conditio

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