Taking NASA-USGS's Landsat 8 to the beach
from Directions Magazine
Some things go swimmingly with a summer trip to the beach — sunscreen, mystery novels, cold beverages and sandcastles. Other things — like aquatic algae — are best avoided. The Landsat 8 satellite is helping researchers spot these organisms from space, gathering information that could direct beachgoers away from contaminated bays and beaches.
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