Thursday, April 29, 2010

Remote Sensing Used on Oil Spill

Here's an article from the MSNBC Cosmic Blog showing remote sensing images of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

For a kid-friendly explanation of Remote Sensing, see this previous GeoTech blog post.

Can this use of remote sensing increase the rate at which we clean up oil spills? How can remote sensing be used to prevent or anticipate major disasters?
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