Landsat Reveal Surprising Connection Between Beetle Attacks, Wildfire

Sept. 8 – Regions affected by mountain pine beetles are so large the NASA satellites, such as Landsat, can detect areas of beetle-killed forest from space. NASA has released a new video about how scientists can use Landsat imagery to map these pine beetle outbreaks, and what impact the beetle damage might have on forest fire.
http://landsat.gsfc.nasa.gov/news/news-archive/sci_0031.html

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