Monday, April 17, 2006

US To Reposition Satellite Over Amazon

As part with of NOAA's (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) contributions to improving the Global Earth Observation of Systems, will be moving a 9 year old satellite formerly used to track weather conditions, such as hurricanes, volcanic eruptions, snowstorms, and other conditions that affect agriculture and transportation will be moved over South America's Amazon region. GEOSS is a coalition of more than 60 countries working to unify Earth observation by 2015 and improve environmental policies around the planet. Find out why South America is grateful for the big move.

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