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Satellite Data Helps Monitor the Trickle-down Effects of Droughts

JPSS’s VIIRS data is critical for the U.S. Department of Agriculture to assess weather conditions to help farmer’s maximize crop production.


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Suomi NPP Data Used to Create World Atlas of Artificial Sky Brightness

Suomi NPP Data Used to Create World Atlas of Artificial Sky Brightness

Using high-resolution satellite data, like from Suomi NPP and precision sky brightness measurements, this study produced the most accurate assessment yet of the global impact of light pollution.


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Suomi NPP Data Used to Create World Atlas of Artificial Sky Brightness

Suomi NPP Satellite Monitors Pavlof Volcano Eruption

Volcanic ash is a notorious hazard to the jet aircraft which frequent these skies on domestic and international routes. JPSS Satellites help protect against these threats.


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Suomi NPP Satellite Monitors Pavlof Volcano Eruption
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