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GeoEye Foundation Satellite Imagery Confirms Human Rights Violations in Porta Farm, Zimbabwe

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

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In 2006, amongst denied claims of human rights violations, researchers Dr. Chris Lavers, Chris Bishop, Anne Lavers, and Samuel Lavers, used GeoEye Foundation imagery to study demolition patterns and prove that widespread human rights abuses had indeed taken place in Porta Farm, Zimbabwe, where an entire community was destroyed.

The View from Space: Landsat’s Role in Tracking Forty Years of Global Changes

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

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For nearly 40 years, Landsat and other Earth observing satellites have been silently orbiting the globe collecting high quality images that document the condition of our changing planet. Remote sensing images provide an unprecedented long-term, impartial view of the Earth’s cities and natural resources. Dr. Thomas Loveland discusses the profound impact Landsat has on many facets of our economy, safety, and environment.

 

 

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