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Fraser
2010-May-13, 01:50 PM
An advanced optical sensor built by the Jet Propulsion Lab is flying aboard a NASA research aircraft to help monitor the spread and impact of the Deepwater Horizon BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico via remote sensing. The Earth Resources-2 (ER-2) is outfitted with JPL's Airborne Visible/Infrared Imaging Spectrometer (AVIRIS) and the [...]

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